Scott Oberg gets “scary news”: Rockies reliever has blood clots in right arm – The Denver Post
Rockies reliever Scott Oberg was placed on the disabled list Monday with what the team called “axillary artery thrombosis,” or blood clots in his right arm. It is similar to the condition that limited Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh to 44 and 53 games in the last two seasons, and will likely keep Oberg out for the remainder of 2016. Reliever Carlos Estevez, optioned by the Rockies on Friday, was recalled to take Oberg’s spot on the roster.
D.J. LeMahieu enjoying improved season | rockies.com
Second baseman DJ LeMahieu has seen his offense take a leap this season, hitting .344/.416/.501 in 117 games this season, with his wRC+ jumping from 88 in 2015 to 128 in 2016 as he challenges Washington’s Daniel Murphy for the NL batting title. LeMahieu talked with MLB.com’s Curt Hogg about his success so far this season.
Jose De Leon among top prospect performers Mon | MLB.com
In addition to the Dodgers’ Jose De Leon, Rockies prospects Kyle Freeland and Brian Mundell were among baseball’s top prospect performers on Monday. Freeland threw seven innings of one-hit ball at Triple-A Albuquerque and Mundell hit his 55th double of the season at Low-A Asheville. You can read more about their performances in today’s Pebble Report.