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Rockies pitching coach Steve Foster says Peter Lambert (forearm) is on track to resume throwing in about 3-4 weeks.
Lambert suffered a forearm strain while pitching in a Cactus League game right before spring training came to a halt. The team thinks Lambert will ultimately be okay. The 3-4 week timetable would have him throwing again by early-May.
Peter Lambert exited Tuesday's Cactus League start again the Reds due to forearm tightness.
Lambert lasted 1 1/3 innings, giving up two runs on four hits before departing. He will likely undergo further testing and we should get an update on his status within the next day or so.
The Rockies have shut down Peter Lambert for the remainder of 2019.
The 22-year-old got off to a hot start in the bigs before struggling for the rest of the season. Lambert wound up posting a 7.25 ERA through 19 starts and will compete for a spot in Colorado's rotation for 2020 next spring.
Peter Lambert received a no-decision on Sunday in San Diego, allowing just one run on five hits over five innings.
Lambert struck out four and walked three as the Rockies went on to lose in 10 innings. The rookie now owns a 6.86 ERA on the year and cannot be trusted for fantasy purposes moving forward.
Peter Lambert was hit hard on Monday against the Dodgers, giving up six runs on eight hits over 1 2/3 innings.
The loss dropped Lambert to 2-6 on the year to go along with a 7.19 ERA. The 22-year-old should not be on your radar for his next outing versus the Padres.