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A disastrous season for the Colorado Rockies has gotten even worse, as they've had to place shortstop Troy Tulowitzki onto the 15-day DL with a left groin strain. The Rockies are already nine games under .500 and 11.5 games out of first place, so it's not like this will impact their playoff chances at all....but it's still bad news for the team. Tulowitzki first injured the groin on Wednesday's game against Houston, leaving in the seventh inning of Colorado's 13-5 win. Tulowitzki is Colorado's franchise player, making $8.25 million this year and under contract until the 2020 season. He has an .846 OPS and eight homers this year, down from a .916 OPS and 30 homers last year. Injuries have been a common problem from Tulo, as he's missed at least 40 games in two of the five seasons of his career. When healthy, Tulowitzki is one of the best shortstops in the game, both offensively and defensively. He'll be replaced at shortstop (at least for tonight) by...
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