Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario suffered a strained right hamstring during last night's game against the San Diego Padres, according to Ian McCue of MLB.com.
Rosario began experiencing discomfort in his hamstring during the first inning of yesterday's loss to the Padres. He was able to finish the contest, but the leg ailment was clearly hampering him late into the game. He grounded out in the seventh and gingerly ran to first base.
While hamstring injuries can prove tricky, Rosario doesn't believe his strain is severe. He told reporters after the game that the ailment isn't impacting him behind the plate, only on the base paths. Manager Walt Weiss indicated that it wouldn't be surprising for him to rest Rosario in today's series finale. Colorado then has Thursday off before opening a weekend set against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.
"I think he'll be sore tomorrow," Rockies manager
Walt Weiss said. "We'll check with him, but he was pretty sore the rest of
Rosario has been hot at the plate of late, reaching base in seven consecutive contests. Over the Rockies recent homestand, the backstop has hit .367 with nine RBI. On the season, the 24-year-old has hit .281/.310/.467 with 17 doubles and 16 home runs.
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