Rockies Option Jhoulys Chacin to Triple-A

LOS ANGELES - MAY 8: Jhoulys Chacin #45 of the Colorado Rockies throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 8, 2010 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The Colorado Rockies have optioned right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin to Triple-A, the team announced today via their official Twitter account. Chacin, 24, has made five starts for the Rockies this season, allowing 20 runs across 24.2 innings -- all of them earned.

The team tweeted that it will make a corresponding roster move before Friday's game. Troy Renck of the Denver Post tweets that Alex White, Christian Friedrich, and Tyler Chatwood are candidates to take his spot in the rotation.

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