John Axford News Archive
Axford struck out one and allowed two hits during a scoreless ninth inning Monday night to earn his third save of the season.
Axford is the leading candidate to serve as the Rockies' closer after Adam Ottavino was placed on the 15-day DL on Monday with right triceps inflammation, Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports.
Axford pitched the ninth inning Thursday against San Diego, working around a walk and striking out two for his second save.
Axford will be activated from the restricted list Wednesday, Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports.
Axford (personal) was transferred to the restricted list by the Rockies on Sunday, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.
Axford was placed on the Family Medical Emergency List on Sunday, the Denver Post reports.
Axford pitched a perfect tenth inning against Milwaukee on Wednesday, striking out one, to earn his first save of the season.