Morneau was batting fifth in Tuesday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs.
The Rockies also recalled infielder Cristhian Adames from Triple-A Colorado Springs. The Rockies optioned infielder Ben Paulsen and right-handed pitchers Brooks Brown and Chad Bettis to Triple-A.
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