Rex Brothers told the Denver Post he was "very surprised in a lot of ways" by the Rockies' decision to designate him for assignment.
Rockies designated LHP Rex Brothers for assignment.
Rockies recalled LHP Rex Brothers from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Rockies optioned LHP Rex Brothers to Triple-A Albuquerque.
The Rockies are easing Rex Brothers into game action this spring.
Rex Brothers has dropped 10-12 pounds since last year.
Rockies and LHP Rex Brothers avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.4 million contract.
Thomas Harding of MLB.com hears the Mets would want Rex Brothers in any deal that would send Dillon Gee to the Rockies.
Rex Brothers suffered an ugly blown save Monday against the Padres, walking three batters and allowing two runs in the eighth inning of a 5-4 loss.
Rex Brothers struck out one in a perfect inning of work against the Cubs on Wednesday.
Rex Brothers stranded two runners in the ninth inning Tuesday against the Giants to protect a 9-8 lead and earn his 16th save of the season.
Rex Brothers took his second blown save and first loss after giving up two runs in the ninth Friday against the Padres.