Rockies add veteran RHP Ortiz
DENVER -- Russ Ortiz and the Colorado Rockies agreed to a minor league contract Sunday.
Ortiz was released by the Houston Astros on July 30. The veteran right-hander provides the Rockies with insurance after starting pitcher Aaron Cook was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained right shoulder.
Rockies manager Jim Tracy said right-hander Josh Fogg will take Cook's spot in the rotation Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Colorado trails the first-place ...
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