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Colorado Rockies activate catcher Elias Diaz from injured list

Aug 7, 2022; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Colorado Rockies catcher Elias Diaz (35) tosses his bat after drawing a walk against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the sixth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado Rockies reinstated Elias Diaz from the 10-day injured list on Sunday and optioned fellow catcher Dom Nunez to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Diaz, 31, has been sidelined with a left wrist sprain.

He is batting .230 with six homers and 33 RBIs in 77 games this season.

Diaz is a career .245 hitter with 39 homers and 168 RBIs in 459 games with the Pittsburgh Pirates (2015-19) and Rockies.

Nunez, 27, is batting .121 (4-for-33) in 14 games this season.

He is hitting .180 with 12 homers and 39 RBIs in 111 career games with the Rockies.

–Field Level Media