The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list with a strained neck.
Brian Dozier cranked up for the Home Run Derby at the All-Star game with two homers and the Minnesota Twins beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Sunday.
Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau missed out on a chance to play in the All-Star game after Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday’s game.
Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau has taken the early lead in the fan voting to make the final spot on the roster for the All-Star game.
The Colorado Rockies currently have two players on the All-Star team in Troy Tulowitzki and Charlie Blackmon, and they could have a third added.
The team has been struggling as of late, but on Sunday Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Charlie Blackmon took a moment to share their reactions to being named to the NL All-Star team.
Adam LaRoche homered, Ryan Zimmerman had three hits and Ian Desmond added two doubles and three RBIs as the Washington Nationals welcomed back Bryce Harper with a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
Matt Adams homered and drove in two runs, Matt Holliday had three hits, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Wednesday.
Back spasms forced an early exit by Shelby Miller but it doesn’t appear the St. Louis Cardinals pitcher will miss more time, a relief for a rotation hit by a spate of injuries.
Troy Tulowitzki just hopes no one will hold any grudges when he picks the National League participants for the Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game.