Josh Rutledge RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Sox trade Victorino to Angels "The Boston Red Sox today traded outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for infielder Josh Rutledge. To fill Victorino's spot on the 25-man roster, outfielder Rusney Castillo was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket and is expected to start..." July 27

  • The Angels acquire Josh Rutledge from the Rockies for Jairo Diaz

    Hardball Talk "Less than an hour ago we learned that the Angels had traded Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers. So, who plays second base for the Angels? Well, here’s a possibility. Rutledge turns 26 in April. While he has shown some flashes in short bursts — and while he really rocketed through the Rockies system..." December 11

  • Angels have interest in Rockies infielder Josh Rutledge

    Hardball Talk "According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, the Angels have interest in acquiring Rockies infielder Josh Rutledge. Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post confirms the report and adds that the Rockies are likely looking for pitching in return. Rutledge turns 25 in April and batted..." December 10

  • Wilton Lopez optioned by Rockies to Triple-A; Josh Rutledge recalled

    Denver Post "The Rockies demoted pitcher Wilton Lopez to the Triple-A Sky Sox on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after Colorado's disastrous blowout loss to the Chicago White Sox. Josh Rutledge, an infielder, was called up in Lopez's place. He is active and available from the bench for Wednesday afternoon's..." April 09

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    MLB Network had Rutledge hitting eighth.. Again, could happen. But LeMahieu more likely to start at 2B, and hit second. #Rockies

  • Josh Rutledge called up following Troy Tulowitzki injury

    Denver Post "Josh Rutledge is on his way to Denver as the Rockies try to cover for the absence of shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, according to a major league source. As of now, that’s the only roster move. Though it could change later today, there’s no plan to promote an outfielder, which suggests that Carlos..." June 14

  • Rockies' Walt Weiss remains optimistic about Josh Rutledge

    Denver Post "Viewed through a narrow lens, Josh Rutledge is struggling, his status as a starter a topic of conversation. He has committed four errors since April 24, and he made a poor throw on a potential double-play ball Monday when his footwork betrayed him. Seen through a wider prism, Rutledge is a rare..." May 22

  • Rockies' Josh Rutledge learning to counterpunch at the plate

    Denver Post "Josh Rutledge sat in front of a laptop computer Saturday afternoon, nearly three hours before the first pitch, studying video of Padres starter Edinson Volquez. The softspoken Rutledge, just 23, is firmly entrenched as the Rockies' starting second baseman. The Rockies' front office, manager Walt..." April 14

  • Rockies' Josh Rutledge confident he'll stop revoling door at 2nd base

    Denver Post "Here is a sobering statistic: Since 2000, the Rockies have had 12 different second basemen take the field on opening day. The last Rockie to start consecutive opening days at second base? Mike Lansing, in 1999 and 2000. Josh Rutledge wants to be the guy who stops that revolving door. He..." March 16