Additionally, Pedro Astacio, a standout pitcher for the Rockies from 1997-2001 who remains the club leader in complete games (14) and is in the top 10 in several categories, joined the club Friday. Astacio was a special instructor during Spring Training, and he had planned to join the club in St. Louis to work with pitchers as they prepared for games.
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