SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Walt Weiss and the Colorado Rockies like what they see from Troy Tulowitzki so far in spring training games.
Tulowitzki, limited to 47 games last season after left groin surgery, had a two-run single and was involved in four flawless defensive plays during his three innings in the Rockies' 9-1 win over Texas on Monday.
Along with a rare double play on which the two-time Gold Glove shortstop got an assist and a putout, there was a nifty play when he ran forward to pick up a slow roller and threw out speedy Rangers center fielder Craig Gentry at first base.
"Every time he passes one of these tests, it's a peace of mind for us," said Weiss, the former Rockies infielder and their new manager. "He's in a really good place right now."
Colorado starter Chris Volstad, who signed as a minor league free agent during the offseason, benefited from two of the Rockies' three double plays. He faced the minimum six batters in his two innings despite giving up a pair of...