Posted April 25, 2013 on AP on Fox
Todd Helton is back on the disabled list. Sidelined by inflammation in his left forearm, the infielder was put on the 15-day DL Thursday by the Colorado Rockies, a move retroactive to April 20. The 39-year-old is hitting .268 (11 for 41) with three doubles, one home run and 10 RBIs. ''It's those tendons that go into the wrist,'' Helton said before Thursday game against Arizona. ''It just bothers me to swing. It's gotten a lot better, but I'm sure one good swing I'd be right back where I started. So I'll let this thing get healed up and get right back after it.'' Colorado recalled infielder Ryan Wheeler from Triple-A Colorado Springs, and he started at third base and batted sixth against his former team. The longtime face of the franchise, Helton was limited to 69 games last season because of a hip injury and had surgery in August to repair a torn labrum in his right hip. A career .320 hitter, Helton batted .238 with seven home...

Rockies' Todd Helton lands on DL with strained forearm

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Colorado Rockies Recall Ryan Wheeler, Disable Todd Helton

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The Colorado Rockies 15 Games In: A Look at Their World Series and NL Pennant Odds

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Colorado Rockies get good all around baseball in road victory

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Troy Tulowitzki’s Childhood Mullet Reveals He’s Always Supported the Legendary Hairstyle (Photo)

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Troy Tulowitzki rocked an epic mullet as a kid

Unbeknownst to this old fart, there is something called “Throwback Thursday” on that newfangled, highfalutin Instagram thingamjobber, where folks upload photos of themselves from when they were not only young at heart, but young in age as well. Apparently, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki’s love for “interesting” hairstyles (see above) began at a young age, as...

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Troy Tulowitzki had an awesome mullet

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Didi Gregorius hit in head by Josh Outman (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Didi Gregorius was hit in the head by a pitch from Josh Outman during the seventh inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Outman had a 2-2 count on Gregorius and let a 93 mph fastball get away from him. The Rockies were up 6-3 at the time and the bases were empty, so with a 2-2 count there is...
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