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Chasing After Chacin

Early on Tuesday, the Indians made a group of moves essentially to increase the depth of the pitching staff, even before Carlos Carrasco was cracked in the skull by a line drive. Essentially, this was a move that saw Shaun Marcum designated for assignment to make room for Brett Hayes on both the 25 and 40 man roster with a separate signing of former Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin...
Via Burning River Baseball
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians add Hayes, DFA Marcum, and sign Chacin

The Cleveland Indians made their official moves on Tuesday to prepare for life without Yan Gomes (temporarily). Brett Hayes will now be the backup catcher as he gets promoted from Columbus. To make room on the roster, pitcher Shaun Marcum is the player who was designated for assignment. News: + Brett Hayes up from AAA + Shaun Marcum designated + Sign Jhoulys Chacin to minors deal...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies pitching woes show no end

This is not a column about Coors Field ruining pitchers. The fact is, until the Colorado Rockies decide to change a different variable besides the actual pitchers (i.e. trainers, approaches to pitching at altitude, approaches to pitching as a club, a better method of keeping relievers fresh, etc.) in their quest for competent pitching, it’s lazy analysis to simply dismiss the club’s...
Via Mile High Sports
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies release former ace Jhoulys Chacin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – In a move that surprised many, the Colorado Rockies announced the release of right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin over the weekend. The former ace was coming off of the worst season of his six-year Rockies’ career, going 1-7 in eight starts and posting an ERA of 5.40 in 2014. Additionally, a slight labrum tear and rotator cuff injury prompted to shut Chacin...
Via Mile High Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies release veteran right-hander Jhoulys Chacin

  In a surprise move, Colorado released right-hander Jhoulys Chacin after the former Rockies' ace struggled this spring. After going 1-7 with a 5.40 ERA last year, Chacin had a 6.52 ERA in four appearances in Cactus League games, two starts. He walked four and struck out five in 9-2/3 innings. ''It's a tough day,'' manager Walt Weiss said. ''A tough day for us, for me having to...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies Release Jhoulys Chacin

The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have released starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin. He was owed $5.5 million this year, however he’s had a tough spring so far pitching to a 6.52 ERA surrendering 16 hits in 9.2 innings with 5 strikeouts and 4 walks. By making the move now before the regular season starts, the Rockies will save about $4.14 million according to the Rockies’...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The wheels are starting to come off for the Colorado Rockies

Jhoulys Chacin looks like he loses his focus on the mound.Who were we trying to fool? Ourselves? Fair warning, if you want something positive about the Colorado Rockies, you should find something else.It has become an annual tradition in April and May for fans of the Colorado Rockies to humbly crawl back on the bandwagon. Hesitantly believing that maybe this is the year. Maybe the...
Via Rockies Review
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

No excuses for the Colorado Rockies with Jhoulys Chacin injury

Don't be surprised if Jhoulys Chacin is out for a long time.Jhoulys Chacin was shut down by the Colorado Rockies for at least a week after feeling shoulder pain in his initial bullpen sessions.Don't be surprised when that week turns into a month, and don't be surprised if that month turns into longer than that. Shoulder injuries, especially this early in spring training, are never...
Via Rockies Review
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies P Chacin shut down with sore shoulder

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin is being shut down in spring training due to inflammation in his throwing shoulder. Chacin will undergo an MRI on Monday. He's been limited in his throwing so far in camp. Rockies manager Walt Weiss says Chacin has had similar pain in the past and has tried to pitch through it. Weiss added he's ''not overly concerned'' with the injury...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies' Jhoulys Chacin shut down, will get MRI on shoulder Monday

The Colorado Rockies have shut down starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin due to inflammation in his right shoulder.'s Paul Casella reports that the Rockies will send Chacin for an MRI on Monday. The Rockies made the announcement via Twitter Sunday afternoon.RHP Jhoulys Chacin will undergo a MRI tomorrow because of right shoulder inflammation. He will be shut down until further...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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