Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray lands on 10-day injured list

Jun 4, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray (55) pitches in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado Rockies put a pair of right-handers on the 10-day injured list Saturday, including starter Jon Gray with a right flexor strain.

Jordan Sheffield also went on the IL with a right lat strain while the team recalled left-handers Ben Bowden and Lucas Gilbreath from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Gray left Friday night’s game against the visiting Oakland Athletics in the third inning after he allowed five runs on four hits and two walks with no strikeouts in 2 1/3 innings.

The 29-year-old Gray is 4-6 with a 4.29 ERA in 12 starts this season. He is 49-43 with a 4.56 ERA in 135 games (134 starts) with the Rockies.

Sheffield, 27, has a 3.26 ERA in 19 appearances with the Rockies. He made his major league debut April 2.

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Bowden, 26, also made his major league debut April 2 and was 1-2 with a 6.39 ERA in 15 appearances for the Rockies earlier this season.

Gilbreath, 25, who made his debut on May 1, had an 8.64 ERA in nine appearances last month.

–Field Level Media