Rockies lose pitcher Jon Gray for season with foot fracture

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 16: Jon Gray #55 of the Colorado Rockies lobs the ball to first base for an out against the Miami Marlins in the eighth inning of a game at Coors Field on August 16, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

PHOENIX, Ariz.  — The Colorado Rockies on Wednesday placed starting pitcher Jon Gray on the 60-day injured list because of a left foot fracture, ending his season.

The 27-year-old Gray is 11-8 with a 3.84 ERA this season. The right-hander was scheduled to start the series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. He was coming off eight scoreless innings of five-hit ball in his last start on Aug. 16 against Miami.

Gray made 25 starts and struck out 150 batters in 150 innings this season.

The Rockies called up Tim Melville from Triple- A Albuquerque to make the start Wednesday in Arizona.

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