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Colorado Rockies: A familiar face returns and another could return

Aug 19, 2020; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Ashton Goudeau (56) pitches in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado Rockies announced Thursday that they have acquired right-handed pitcher Ashton Goudeau from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for cash. The Reds had designated Goudeau for assignment earlier this week.

The trade is not a big trade on the surface but it is a big trade for the Colorado Rockies for two different reasons.

It further shows that the Colorado Rockies have a lot of guys that they use because they know them and are comfortable with them

In this era of Rockies baseball, there have been a few “organization players” that the Rockies have had, let go of, and they return.