Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/31/12
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Jamie Moyer, 49, wants to continue pitching, but it won't be with the Rockies, who designated him for assignment. Right-hander Carlos Torres was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs for his third tour this season with the Rockies and might start Friday against the Dodgers in Moyer's turn in the rotation. The move was made before the Rockies beat the Astros 13-5 for their third straight win. Carlos Gonzalez hit three homers -- on consecutive at-bats. Michael Cuddyer hit a grand slam and torrid Dexter Fowler hit a three-run shot. Signed to a minor league contract, Moyer made the Rockies with a solid spring training, but the feel-good nature of his comeback -- he didn't pitch in 2011 while recovering from Tommy John surgery -- gave way to cold reality as Moyer struggled in recent starts. The Rockies have 10 days to trade or release Moyer, who went 2-5 with a 5.70 ERA in 10 starts with 18 walks, 36 strikeouts and 75 hits, including 11 homers, in 53 2/3 innings as opponents hit ...
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