The Rockies announced Monday that Collins has elected to opt out of the 2020 season.
Collins had been added to the Rockies' 60-man player pool in late June and was present for summer camp, but he failed to win a spot on the season-opening 30-man roster. Rather than waiting around at the Rockies' alternative training site for a potential callup to the big club, Collins will remove himself from the 60-man pool and pack it in for 2020. He's scheduled to become a free agent during the offseason.
Collins will be a part of the Rockies' 60-man summer camp.
Collins was in camp on a minor-league contract prior to the shutdown. He has plenty of big-league experience and could be called upon to pitch in low-leverage situations this season, particularly if and when injuries hit the Rockies' primary relievers.
Collins signed a minor-league contract with the Rockies on Wednesday.
Collins made nine relief appearances for the Cubs in 2019, but he spent most of the season with Triple-A Iowa, where he recorded a 4.67 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 37:16 K:BB across 27 innings. The 30-year-old served as the Royals' primary set-up man during 2013 and will have the opportunity to make an impression on his fourth major-league coaching staff this spring.
Collins was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa on Saturday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Collins, who was designated for assignment last week, will report to Iowa after passing through waivers untouched. The southpaw owns a 3.12 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 4:3 K:BB in 8.2 innings with the Cubs this season.
Collins was designated for assignment by the Cubs on Friday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
The Cubs selected Collins' contract earlier this week but he ended up spending only a couple days on the 40-man roster. Left-hander Derek Holland was acquired from San Francisco in a corresponding move.
Collins was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
Collins had his contract selected by the Cubs earlier this week and tossed a scoreless frame in his lone appearance. The 29-year-old has allowed three runs on nine hits with a 4:3 K:BB over 8.2 major-league innings this season.
Collins had his contract selected from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Collins was designated for assignment by the Cubs in mid-June, but he'll return to the big leagues as bullpen depth. He owns a 3.52 ERA and 1.57 WHIP with four strikeouts over 7.2 innings with Chicago this season.
Collins was designated for assignment following Wednesday's win over the White Sox, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
Collins pitched fairly well since being called up last week with one run allowed over three innings, but he gets bumped off the 40-man roster with Adbert Alzolay making his way to the majors. Collins is likely to return to Triple-A Iowa if he goes unclaimed on waivers.
Collins was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
Collins will provide an additional left-handed arm out of the bullpen for Chicago's upcoming series against the Dodgers. He'll take the roster spot of Carl Edwards Jr. (back), who was sent to the injured list Thursday. In five appearances for the Cubs this season, the southpaw has compiled a 3.86 ERA, 1.93 WHIP and 2:2 K:BB in 4.2 innings.
Collins was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Monday.
Collins was recalled by the Cubs on May 25 but his stint with the major-league squad was short-lived. He appeared in Sunday's contest, allowing one earned run on two hits across 1.1 innings of work. He's pitched well at Triple-A previously this season, producing a 2.25 ERA and 0.92 WHIP with 14 strikeouts across 12 frames.
Collins was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.
He has a 2.25 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 14 strikeouts in 12 innings at Triple-A. Collins will work in low-to-mid-leverage situations during this stint in the majors.
The Cubs optioned Collins to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com reports.
Collins was deemed expendable from the active roster with the Cubs requiring a spot for Jon Lester (hamstring), who was reinstated from the 10-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start versus the Dodgers. During his two-week stint with the big club, Collins appeared in four games, working 3.1 innings and giving up one run on five hits and two walks.
Collins was called up by the Cubs on Wednesday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
Collins joined the Cubs late in camp after spending most of the spring with the Twins. He had a 4.37 ERA in 22.2 innings of relief for the Nationals last season. The lefty specialist takes the roster spot vacated by Jon Lester, who hit the injured list with a hamstring injury in a corresponding move.
Collins signed a one-year, major-league deal with the Cubs on Sunday but will be optioned to Triple-A Iowa, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Collins was a non-roster invitee with the Twins this spring and had a 4.91 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 12 strikeouts over 7.1 innings. The 29-year-old had a 4.37 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 21:12 K:BB across 22.2 innings with the Nationals in 2018.
Collins was released by the Twins on Friday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
Collins will search for big-league opportunities elsewhere after failing to secure a spot in the Twins' Opening Day bullpen. The southpaw compiled a 4.91 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 12:3 K:BB through 7.1 innings this spring.
Collins signed a minor-league contract with the Twins on Wednesday that includes an invitation to spring training, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
The southpaw spent 2018 in the Nationals organization, posting a 3.94 ERA in 32 Triple-A innings and a 4.37 ERA in 22.2 MLB innings. Collins has good strikeout numbers in his career (career 9.3 K/9), but his walk issues (career 5.1 BB/9) could keep him from cracking the Twins' roster as a middle reliever or LOOGY out of spring training.
Collins had his contract purchased from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.
The 28-year-old southpaw compiled a 2.77 ERA and 1.54 WHIP across 13 innings (17 appearances) with the Nationals before getting designated for assignment earlier in the year. Collins is expected to take the roster spot of Ryan Madson (back), who was not listed on the lineup card Tuesday.
The Nationals outrighted Collins to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday.
Collins was pushed through waivers the same day he was designated for assignment, with none of the other 29 teams having interest in adding the reliever to their 40-man roster. The lefty will thus stick in the Nationals organization after posting a 2.77 ERA and 1.54 WHIP over 17 appearances with the big club, his first in the majors since the 2014 season.
The Nationals designated Collins for assignment Wednesday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.
Collins was removed from the active and 40-man roster to clear a spot for Matt Adams (finger), who was activated from the 10-day disabled list following a three-week absence. The lefty reliever accrued a 2.77 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 8:6 K:BB over 13 innings across 17 appearances -- his first in the big leagues since 2014. Collins is expected to report to Triple-A Syracuse if the Nationals are unable to find a trade partner for him and if he goes unclaimed off waivers.
Collins was reinstated from the paternity list Tuesday, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports.
Collins is back with the big club after spending two days away from the team while attending the birth of his child. The 28-year-old hasn't allowed a run across 3.1 innings of relief with the Nationals this season.
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