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Rockies recall RHP Juan Nicasio from Triple-A Colorado Springs


DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced today that the club has recalled right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio from Triple-A Colorado Springs and optioned right-handed pitcher Brooks Brown to Triple-A. Nicasio (#12) will be available for the Rockies in today's game against the Chicago Cubs at Coors Field (1:10 p.m. MT).
Nicasio, 27, began the season on the Rockies Opening Day roster and made 14 starts before he was optioned on June 16. In those 14 starts he went 5-5 with a 5.92 ERA (73.0 ip, 48 er), 26 walks and 46 strikeouts. In Colorado Springs, Juan has pitched in 10 games, four of those being starts, going 3-2 with a save and a 4.54 ERA (35.2 ip, 18 er). Of Nicasio's six relief appearances, five of them were longer than 1.0 inning. Strictly a starter for Colorado in parts of the last four seasons, he has made 69 career Major League starts and has gone 20-21 with a 5.12 ERA (360.1 ip, 205 er).
Brown, 29, has made two stints with Colorado this season, most recently being recalled prior to yesterday's game and pitching a scoreless inning (1 hit) in the Rockies 13-4 win over the Chicago Cubs. He made his Major League debut for the Rockies on July 6th and has appeared in 10 games for the Rockies going 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA (9.1 ip, 7 er). The Statesboro, GA native has spent the balance of 2014 at Triple-A Colorado Springs as a member of the bullpen. In 34 games with the Sky Sox he has gone 1-1 with a 4.43 ERA (42.2 ip, 21 er), 17 walks and 39 strikeouts.
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.

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