Rockies trade Scutaro to Giants for minor leaguer

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Marco Scutaro says goodbye after learning he was traded to San Francisco. July 27, 2012

Marco Scutaro says goodbye after learning he was traded to San Francisco. July 27, 2012

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies traded infielder Marco Scutaro to the San Francisco Giants late Friday night. Minor league infielder Charlie Culberson will become a member of the Rockies.

Scutaro, 36, had 30 RBIs, 16 doubles and scored 47 runs for the Rockies this season.

He played Friday night in the Rockies’ 3-0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.

The Giants are in first place in the National League West Division. The Rockies are in last place, 18 games behind the Giants.