The Rockies have demoted reliever Ramon Ramirez to AAA ball and they have recalled Ryan Speier to replace him. Ramirez definately deserved to be sent to the minors after his performance this season. He has pitched in 21 games this season for the Rockies and he is 2-2 with a 8.82 ERA and a 1.59 WHIP. In 16.1 innings this season he allowed 20 hits, walked 6 batters and whiffed 14. Ryan Speier pitched in 3 games for the Rockies this season and he is 0-1 with a 15.43 ERA. He has pitched pretty good in AAA ball this season as he is 1-1 with 28 saves, a 3.35 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP. He has worked 41 games this season in AAA and he’s tossed 40.1 innings and allowed 36 hits, walked 17 batters and whiffed 36.