NEW YORK (AP) -The Detroit Tigers traded right-hander Jason Grilli to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday for minor league pitcher Zachary Simons.
Grilli is 0-1 with a 3.29 ERA in nine games this season. The 31-year-old has a 13-13 record with a 5.08 ERA in 135 career games, 16 starts.
Simons, a second-round pick by Colorado in the 2005 draft, was assigned to Class A Lakeland.
The Tigers said reliever Francisco Cruceta will be called up from Triple-A Toledo and join the team in New York on Thursday.
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