At least two Orioles are likely to start the season on the disabled list. Outfielder Francisco Peguero, who has been sidelined with a sprained right wrist and pitcher Edgmer Escalona, out with a sore right shoulder, aren’t going to be ready to play next week.
Peguero hasn’t played in nearly two weeks, and Escalona injured his shoulder on March 2 against Boston.
The Orioles added some more pitching depth on Wednesday afternoon, signing right-handed pitcher Edgmer Escalona to a one-year deal.
The 27-year-old Escalona went 1-4 with a 5.67 ERA for the Rockies last season, posting careers-highs in appearances (37), innings (46.0) and strikeouts (34). He has been pitching in the Venezuelan Winter League where he has a fourth-best 2.10 ERA over...
Jorge De La Rosa has earned the right to have a bad outing.Interestingly enough, the Atlanta Braves were able to do what the Colorado Rockies failed to do in their 10-game homestand. They beat a team that they should have beaten at home.The Braves came from five runs down, then answered the Rockies again, climbing back over Colorado after the Rockies had regained the lead. After...
Colorado Rockies pitchers Juan Nicasio and Edgmer Escalona got into a brief skirmish during a public workout at Coors Field on Thursday.
The two had to be separated by teammates after some back-and-forth bantering while the players were stretching. The Rockies were working out on the field before their home opener Friday against the San Diego Padres.
The Rockies say there are no...
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April 04, 2013
The Colorado Rockies activated right-handed pitcher Edgmer Escalona from the 15-day disabled list, the club announced Sunday. Escalona had inflammation in his right elbow. In nine relief appearances, Escalona is 0-1 with an 11.88 ERA. He went 3-3 with a 2.93 ERA in 32 appearances with Class AAA Colorado Springs.
The Colorado Rockies have recalled right-handed reliever Edgmer Escalona from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
He's expected to be in uniform Tuesday night against the San Diego Padres.
To make room for Escalona, the team optioned right-hander Tyler Chatwood to the Sky Sox. Chatwood was 1-0 with a save and a 5.63 ERA in four appearances. Manager Jim Tracy said the move was made simply...
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April 17, 2012
Right handed pitcher Edgmer Escalona was suspended for 10 days by his team, Leones del Caracas, as a disciplinary actions due to his attitude towards a managerial decision PRO Rumors has learned.
The Rockies reliever didn't take well a decision his manager in Venezuela, Tim Teufel made. The team is not willing to take this kind of behavior from anybody says Victor David Melo...