Former Bisons pitcher Rex Brothers called up to Rockies
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Former Bisons pitcher Rex Brothers called up to Rockies

Rockies bolster left side of 'pen with Brothers

By Thomas Harding / MLB.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Rockies purchased the contract of left-handed relief pitching prospect Rex Brothers from Triple-A Colorado Springs before Saturday's game against the Giants and placed reliever Matt Daley on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.

Brothers, 23, a supplemental first-round choice (34th overall) in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, was 3-2 with a 2.89 ERA in 25 relief appearances covering 28 innings. Brothers led Pacific Coast League relievers in strikeouts. Brothers, who struck out 45 and walked 15, doubles the number of left-handers in the Rox's bullpen.

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