Minor League trade today…
The Rockies announced Monday that that they acquired RHP Armando Galarraga for RHP Parker Frazier.
Galarraga, who signed a Minor League deal with the Reds in the winter and was in camp as a non-roster invite, will join Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Here is the rest of the Rockies’ press release:
Galarraga, 31, has spent the entire season with Triple-A Louisville where he has gone 6-6 with a 2.98 ERA (84.2 ip, 28 er) over 16 starts. He has appeared in 100 career Major League games, 91 were starts, with Texas, Detroit, Arizona and Houston going 26-34 with a 4.78 ERA (542.0 ip, 288 er). In 2008 with Detroit, he went 13-7 with a 3.73 ERA (178.2 ip, 74 er) over 30 games/28 starts and finished fourth in the American League’s Rookie of the Year voting.
Frazier, 24, has spent the year with Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Colorado Springs. In 16 games/one start with Tulsa, he went 1-1 with a 2.57 ERA (35.0 ip, 10 er). On the year, he’s 1-2 with a 4.93 ERA (49.1 ip, 27 er) in 25 games/four starts between the two stops.