Rockies Place Jason Giambi On DL With Viral Infection, Call Up Edwar Cabrera

The Colorado Rockies have placed Jason Giambi on the disabled list after it was discovered that he has a viral infection. Giambi says he hasn't felt well for several weeks. The Rockies also called up left-handed starter Edwar Cabrera, who will get the ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

Related: Rockies Vs. Diamondbacks: Edwar Cabrera Expected To Pitch On Tuesday

Cabrera has started one game for the Rockies this season and it did not go well: in 2-1/3 innings, he allowed seven runs (five earned) on five hits. Three of those hits were home runs.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit Rockies blog Purple Row and Diamondbacks blog AZ Snake Pit. And for more news from around baseball, check out Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish.

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