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Rockies bolster weary bullpen with Scahill

By: The Associated Press
July 30, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014 at 8:09 pm
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Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rob Scahill works against the Cincinnati Reds in the sixth inning of the Reds' 8-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

CHICAGO — The Colorado Rockies have added another arm to their weary bullpen following a 16-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs.

The Rockies recalled right-hander Rob Scahill from Triple-A Colorado Springs before Wednesday night's game at Wrigley Field. Infielder Cristhian Adames was sent down after he went 0 for 3 in his major league debut in Colorado's marathon 4-3 loss at Chicago.

The Rockies used eight relievers in Tuesday night's game, which lasted 6 hours and 27 minutes, setting a franchise record for each team.

Tyler Matzek, who was scheduled to start Wednesday's finale of the four-game series, gave up Starlin Castro's winning sacrifice fly. Manager Walt Weiss says Matzek's next start will be pushed back a day or two, and Pedro Hernandez will be promoted from Colorado Springs to make the start against the Cubs.

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