PHILADELPHIA -- The Colorado Rockies acquired minor league
left-handers Luis Martinez and Chris Naveson from St. Louis on
Wednesday as part of the deal that sent Larry Walker to the
Cardinals last week.
Walker, who blocked deals to Arizona and Texas the past two
years, waived his no-trade clause last Friday to join the major
league-leading Cardinals. Martinez and Naveson were the players to
be named later in the deal that also sent right-hander Jason Burch
The Rockies optioned Martinez, 7-12 in stints in Double-A and
Triple-A, to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Naveson, 5-10 with a 4.16 ERA in 23 starts, was sent to Double-A