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Rockies' Peter Lambert: Sent down to Triple-A
Lambert was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque by the Rockies on Sunday.
Lambert will begin the year in Triple-A after missing the majority of the last two seasons with injuries, including Tommy John surgery in 2020. The right-hander will have his innings limited to begin the campaign, but he could be a rotation option for Colorado by the time 2023 comes to a close.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Innings to be limited early
Lambert (elbow) will have his innings capped to begin the 2023 season, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
Lambert told Harding that this is the first time since he underwent Tommy John surgery in 2020 that he feels ready to contribute to the pitching staff. He's expected to receive a normal workload during the Cactus League, but then will be on strict limits for the beginning of 2023. Lambert showed promise as a prospect, but there's too much volatility to consider him a potential fantasy option to begin the year.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Should be ready for spring
Rockies general manager Bill Schmidt said Friday that Lambert (elbow) is expected to be ready to go for the start of spring training, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
Between the minors and majors, Lambert has covered just 30.1 innings since the start of the 2020 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in June of that year. Though he dealt with related forearm and elbow issues in 2022, the 25-year-old right-hander looks to have avoided another surgery and should be ready to compete for a back-end rotation spot with the Rockies this spring. However, given that he owns a 7.48 ERA and 1.78 WHIP over 95 innings in the majors and has struggled to stay on the mound in recent years, Lambert is more likely to open the season at Triple-A Albuquerque to shake off the rust before Colorado potentially gives him another look.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Lands on minor-league injured list
Lambert (elbow) was placed on the 7-day injured list June 11, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
Lambert has had a tough time bouncing back after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July of 2020. He was sidelined to begin the season due to forearm pain but was activated to make his 2022 debut May 26. Since, he managed 8.2 innings with Triple-A Albuquerque before landing back on the injured list. There is no known timetable for his return.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Activated, optioned to Triple-A
Lambert (forearm) was activated from the injured list Thursday and was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Lambert made three rehab appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque, building up to three innings in his final outing. He'll likely continue to stretch out in the minors and could be an option for the Rockies rotation at some point later in the season. Lambert is in line for his first significant game action since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Throws two innings
Lambert (forearm) threw two scoreless innings Sunday, allowing one hit and one walk in a rehab outing with Triple-A Albuquerque.
Lambert has made two appearances with Albuquerque, combining to throw three innings. He was sidelined while recovering from Tommy John surgery for much of 2021 but did return to throw 5.2 frames. However, Lambert has been on the injured list early in 2022 with forearm inflammation, and once activated he should either fill a bullpen role in Colorado or remain a starter at Albuquerque.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Set for season debut
Lambert (forearm) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
Lambert is expected to make a one-inning start for Albuquerque in what will mark his first appearance in affiliated ball of the season. He missed the entire 2020 campaign and most of the 2021 campaign while recovering from Tommy John surgery, but he was expected to be back at full strength for spring training. However, he battled right forearm inflammation in camp, which ended any hope he had of winning a back-end rotation role with the big club. The Rockies still plan to have Lambert build up for starting duties during his rehab assignment, but he could be optioned to Albuquerque once his rehab window comes to a close.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Nearing rehab appearance
Lambert (forearm) will throw one inning at extended spring training May 14, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
Lambert has been sidelined to start the 2022 season due to arm pain while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. After his outing in extended spring training, Lambert will make a two-inning appearance with Triple-A Albuquerque. It's unclear how many additional rehab outings Lambert may need to build up his arm strength and return from the injured list. The Rockies' rotation currently features a stable five starters, so Lambert will likely either pitch out of the big-league bullpen or be optioned to the minors once activated.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Resumes throwing
Lambert (forearm) has resumed throwing, Danielle Allentuck of The Denver Gazette reports.
Lambert has been dealing with elbow pain since the start of spring training, and he's on the 10-day injured list as a precautionary measure to begin the regular season. The right-hander was expected to be on a pitch count in 2022 after missing most of last year while recovering from Tommy John surgery, so it's unlikely that his absence will impact his availability for this season overall. However, it's not yet clear when Lambert will be able to return to game action.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Lands on injured list
Lambert was placed on the 10-day injured list with right forearm inflammation Monday.
Lambert experienced elbow pain near shortly before reporting to camp. He's been throwing recently but won't be ready for Opening Day. A more precise timeline for his return is not yet available.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Scheduled for bullpen session
Lambert (elbow) will throw a live batting practice session Monday, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
Lambert reportedly felt elbow pain towards the end of the lockout, a significant development given that he underwent Tommy John surgery in July of 2020. As a result, the team is taking a cautious approach to Lambert's buildup this spring, which could preclude him from starting the season in the rotation.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Signs one-year pact
Lambert agreed to a one-year, $762,500 contract with the Rockies on Tuesday to avoid arbitration, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
Lambert missed most of 2021 while recovering from Tommy John surgery, though he made two starts late in the season and gave up seven earned runs over 5.2 innings. The right-hander debuted with Colorado in 2019 with a 7.25 ERA across 89.1 innings, and he has an outside shot at a spot in the Opening Day rotation this year.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Sent down Saturday
Lambert was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday.
Lambert started Wednesday's game against the Nationals and allowed five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out one in two innings. He gave up seven runs in 5.2 innings across two major-league starts this year but will head back to the minors after Chi Chi Gonzalez (oblique) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Yields five runs
Lambert allowed five runs on eight hits and a walk with one strikeout in two-plus innings versus Washington on Wednesday. He did not factor in the decision.
Lambert would have taken the loss, but Colorado was able to take the lead in the third inning after a rain delay. The right-hander gave up seven runs, 12 hits and a pair of walks in 5.2 innings across two starts after returning from July 2020 Tommy John surgery. The 24-year-old figures to be a full-time candidate for the Rockies' rotation in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Gets another starting chance
Lambert is scheduled to start Wednesday's game against the Nationals in Colorado.
After missing the entire 2020 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, Lambert made his first appearance with the Rockies since September 2019 last weekend against the Giants at Coors Field. He covered 3.2 innings in the start, giving up two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out two. The Rockies may loosen the reins a bit on Lambert in his final outing of 2021 on Wednesday, but an afternoon game in Colorado is hardly an ideal setup for the right-hander, even against a 93-loss Nationals squad.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Allows two runs in return to majors
Lambert pitched 3.2 innings against San Francisco on Friday, allowing two runs on four hits and one walk while striking out two. He did not factor in the decision.
The right-hander made his first big-league start since undergoing Tommy John surgery in July of last year. He tossed 65 pitches and gave up a pair of solo home runs but kept the Rockies in the game, leaving with the score tied 2-2. All told, it was a mostly positive outing given Lambert's long layoff and the quality of opponent, and he is slated for a more promising matchup at home against the Nationals next week.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Reinstated for Friday's start
Lambert (elbow) was reinstated from the 60-day injured list prior to his scheduled Friday start against the Giants.
The club announced Lambert as Friday's starter earlier in the week, and now the club has made the move official by transferring Connor Joe (hamstring) to the 60-day IL and optioning Ryan Vilade to Triple-A Albuquerque. Lambert will be making his first start since 2019, when he went 3-7 with a 7.25 ERA and 1.74 WHIP. Per Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post, manager Bud Black said that he will be on a pitch count of approximately 60.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Slated to start Friday
Lambert (elbow) will start Friday's game at home against the Giants, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
Lambert's rehab shifted to Triple-A Albuquerque last week, and he'll be activated from the 60-day injured list Friday to make his first major-league start since 2019 in the Rockies' opener against the Giants. The right-hander made seven appearances during his rehab assignment and posted a 3.94 ERA and 1.38 WHIP in 16 innings.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Rehab shifts to Triple-A
Lambert (elbow) will have his rehab transferred to Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday, Danielle Allentuck of The Denver Gazette reports.
Lambert has been recovering since he underwent Tommy John surgery in July of 2020; his move to Albuquerque represents the final step in his rehab process. The 24-year-old has made six rehab appearances since mid-August and has recorded a 4.73 ERA and 1.43 WHIP in 13.1 innings. Manager Bud Black is optimistic that Lambert will rejoin the Rockies prior to the end of the regular season, but it's not yet clear whether the right-hander will be built up to a starter's workload.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Peter Lambert: Moves rehab to Double-A
Lambert (elbow) made the fifth appearance of his rehab assignment at Double-A Hartford on Sunday, striking out five over 2.2 innings while allowing one run on one hit and no walks.
Lambert hit three batters during the start, so his control wasn't completely on point, despite the fact he didn't issue a walk. Even so, the outing was another encouraging one for Lambert, who is beginning to build up his pitch count as he works his way back from July 2020 Tommy John surgery. Lambert may not have enough time left this season to return from the 60-day injured list and fill a spot in the Colorado rotation, but he could fill a bullpen role for the big club over the final few weeks.... See More ... See Less
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