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Rockies Transactions 2012: Colorado Sends RHP Tyler Chatwood To AAA, Calls Up RHP Edgmer Escalona

The Colorado Rockies made a minor transaction on Tuesday, sending righthanded pitcher Tyler Chatwood down to the triple-A Skysox and recalling RHP Edgmer Escalona to take his place.

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Chatwood has made four appearances as a reliever for the Rockies; he struck out seven and walked one in eight innings of work and compiled a 5.63 ERA.

Escalona has worked five innings in relief at triple-A this season. He appeared in 14 games with the Rockies in 2011 and had a 1.75 ERA in 25-2/3 innings of work.

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