Tulowitzki leaves after getting hit in hand
MINNEAPOLIS – Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left the game against Minnesota on Thursday in the eighth inning after getting hit by a pitch on his left hand.
Tulowitzki was in visible pain after being hit by reliever Alex Burnett and received attention from Rockies trainers. He remained in the game on the bases, but was pulled when the defense took the field in the bottom of the inning.
Tulowitzki was 1 for 2 with an RBI triple in the game. There was no immediate word on the severity of his injury.
Jonathan Herrera was inserted at second base and Clint Barmes moved from second base to shortstop to replace Tulowitzki.