Jair Jurrjens SP COL 2 Days
Rockies designated RHP Jair Jurrjens for assignment.
The move clears a spot for Ben Paulsen on the active roster. Jurrjens pitched for the Rockies earlier this month and posted a 10.61 ERA and 2.46 WHIP in two starts.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 12 Days
Rockies optioned RHP Jair Jurrjens to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
He's clearing room for the return of Carlos Gonzalez (finger). Jurrjens posted a 10.61 ERA and 2.46 WHIP in two starts for the Rockies. It's possible he'll get another chance after the All-Star break if the club decides that Eddie Butler (shoulder) isn't ready yet.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 14 Days
Jair Jurrjens gave up three earned runs over 4 2/3 innings Wednesday in a no-decision against the Padres.
Jurrjens surrendered eight hits and walked two in the rough outing, but the Rockies' bullpen and offense both performed well in the 6-3 victory. Jurrjens has a hideous 10.61 ERA and 2.46 WHIP through two starts. He is not long for Colorado's big league rotation.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 18 Days
Jair Jurrjens said that he's feeling better after getting checked out at the hospital for breathing issues after Friday's start against the Dodgers.
Jurrjens admitted that the high altitude in Colorado affected him was was the reason for the difficulty in breathing. After his rough effort on the mound on Friday, it's unclear if he'll get a chance to make another trip through the Rockies rotation.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 19 Days
Jair Jurrjens was taken to a local hospital after Friday's start against the Dodgers because of breathing issues.
Jurrjens, who was acquired from the Reds earlier this week, was hit hard for eight runs on 12 hits and one walk over 4 2/3 innings on Friday. The Rockies should provide an update on his status soon.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 19 Days
Rockies purchased the contract of RHP Jair Jurrjens from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Jurrjens' first start in the majors in over a year will come Friday at Coors Field against Clayton Kershaw. The veteran right-hander has posted a 4.46 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, and 27/13 K/BB ratio through 34 1/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level and shouldn't draw any attention in fantasy leagues.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 20 Days
Jair Jurrjens will be called up to start on Friday against the Dodgers.
Jurrjens was acquired from the Reds on Thursday as the Rockies looked for some depth given the bevy of injuries to their rotation. The veteran right-hander has posted a 4.46 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, and 27/13 K/BB ratio through 34 1/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level and should be avoided in all fantasy leagues.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 21 Days
Rockies acquired RHP Jair Jurrjens from the Reds for INF Harold Riggins.
Jurrjens had posted an underwhelming 4.46 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, and 27/13 K/BB ratio through 34 1/3 innings this season at Triple-A Louisville. But the 28-year-old may still get a shot at some point with the big-league Rockies, who have the worst team ERA in MLB this season.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 2 Months
Reds signed RHP Jair Jurrjens to a minor league contract.
Knee problems have limited Jurrjens to 13 appearances (11 starts) in the majors over the past two seasons, but he's back to 100 percent following a procedure last September. It's tough to expect much at this point, but it's easy to forget that he's only 28 years old.
Jair Jurrjens SP COL 3 Months
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Jair Jurrjens (knee) is currently touching 90 mph in throwing sessions and looking to sign on with a major league team.
Knee issues have limited Jurrjens to just 11 starts over the last two seasons in the majors. He's coming back from a knee operation performed last September but is evidently healthy now. He turned just 28 in January and would make for a solid no-risk minor league signing for someone.