{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"content":["arizona_fall_league" ] }

Fatigued Chatwood leaves Arizona Fall League

Fatigued Chatwood leaves Arizona Fall League

|
Fatigued Chatwood leaves Arizona Fall League
DENVER -- Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood has left the Arizona Fall League after four appearances because of fatigue, but there is no injury concern, the Rockies announced Tuesday.

Chatwood went 1-1 with a 4.60 ERA in 15 2/3 innings over four AFL games for the Salt River Rafters in an attempt to build up his innings. Add that to his time in the Majors (5-6, 5.43 ERA in 19 games, 12 starts) and his combined work in the Minors at Triple-A Colorado Springs and Double-A Tulsa (1-3, 4.70 ERA in 13 games), Chatwood threw 141 2/3 innings in 2012.

Because Chatwood, who turns 23 on Dec. 16, was in the Rockies' bullpen for part of the season and spent some time battling a chest muscle injury in the Minors, the club sent him to the AFL to make up for lost opportunity.

As a rookie in 2011 with the Angels, Chatwood threw 142 innings in the Majors plus 16 in Triple-A.

The Rafters moved Rockies prospect Cory Riordan from the bullpen to the rotation, and the Rockies sent right-hander Mikel Marbry to the Rafters to work in the bullpen. Marbry, 28, went 4-2 with a 4.02 ERA in 49 relief appearances at Double-A Tulsa in 2012.

Riordan, 26, went a combined 6-5 with a 4.37 ERA in 33 games, including 10 starts, with Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Thomas Harding is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Hardball in the Rockies, and follow him on Twitter @harding_at_mlb. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{"content":["arizona_fall_league" ] }
{"content":["arizona_fall_league" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español