The Colorado Rockies have placed Chris Nelson and Jonathan Herrera on the disabled list. Nelson was admitted to the hospital on Monday to address an irregular heartbeat. He remains hospitalized for the time being.
Chris Nelson had heart shocked back into rhythm. Remains in hospital where his conditioned will be monitored— Troy Renck, Rockies (@TroyRenck) July 17, 2012
In place of Nelson and Herrera, Colorado has added DJ LeMahieu and Andrew Brown to its big league roster.
Rockies add INF DJ LeMahieu and OF Andrew Brown to big-league roster, place Jonathan Herrera and Chris Nelson on disabled list.— Tracy Ringolsby (@ROOTSPORTS_TR) July 17, 2012
LeMahieu has appeared in 19 games for the Rockies this season. Brown has spent the entire season up to this point in triple-A.