DENVER, CO - JULY 29: Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies puts a ball in play as Ryan Hanigan #29 of the Cincinnati Reds catches of a game at Coors Field on July 29, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Reds defeated the Rockies 7-2. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
The Rockies made the moves before Saturday night's game against San Francisco.
Cuddyer has been bothered in the last several days by a strained right oblique muscle. He is hitting .260 with 15 home runs and 56 RBIs.
Friedrich was scheduled to start Sunday, but is out with a stress fracture in his lower back. He is 5-8 with a 6.17 ERA.
Friedrich became the fourth starting pitcher on the DL for the Rockies. He joined Jorge De La Rosa, Juan Nicasio and Jhoulys Chacin.
The Rockies recalled infielder/outfielder Matt McBride and right-handed reliever Edgmer Escalona from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
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