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Baseball notes: Struggling Drew Stubbs sent to the minors

Baseball notes: Struggling Drew Stubbs sent to the minors

Struggling outfielder Drew Stubbs has been optioned to triple-A Albuquerque by the Colorado Rockies, who recalled outfielder Brandon Barnes from the Isotopes. Stubbs was hitting .118 with two home runs and five runs batted in in 24 games and had struck out 31 times in 51 at-bats. Rockies Manager Walt Weiss said he believes Stubbs, who is making $5,825,000, needs to work on his rhythm and timing at the plate. Because Stubbs has five years of major league service, his consent was needed for the minor league assignment. Etc. Josh Hamilton homered in his last at-bat for double-A Frisco of the Texas League, his first home run in 10 minor league games while working his way back to the...

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