The Rockies have designated 28-year old righty reliever Mike Ekstrom for assignment. Ekstrom pitched in 15 games (0 starts) for the Rockies this year and he was 0-0 with a 6.32 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP. He has now pitched in 51 games (0 starts) in his first five years in the majors and he is 0-3 with a 5.61 ERA and a 1.56 WHIP. This won’t hurt the Rockies at all moving forward, as Ekstrom just isn’t that good.
UPDATE: The Rockies have outrighted Mike Ekstrom to AAA.