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Rockies Claim RHP Ottavino Off Waivers

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Adam Ottavino (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Adam Ottavino (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Rockies have claimed right-handed pitcher Adam Ottavino off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Rockies optioned the 26-year-old former first-round draft pick to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Ottavino has an 0-2 record with an 8.46 ERA in five career major league games for St. Louis, all in 2010. His minor league record is 38-43 with a 4.29 ERA in 127 career appearances, including 126 starts.

The 6-foot-5, 230-pounder has spent each of the last three seasons with the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds.

Ottavino was drafted 30th overall by St. Louis in 2006 out of Northeastern University.

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