Rockies Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki To Have Season-Ending Surgery

By jesus rivera On 14 Aug, 2014 At 03:46 PM | Categorized As Featured, MLB, sports | With 0 Comment

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies

All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colorado, and miss the rest of the season.

Tulowitzki, whose .340 batting average remains tops in the big leagues, has a torn labrum in his hip, the team said after a 5-3 loss to the San Diego Padres.

He was placed on the 15-day disabled list on July 22, three days after he was hurt running out a grounder at Pittsburgh.

While it was Tulowitzki’s first trip to the DL this season, he had taken days off to rest his chronically tight legs. The leg issues date to 2008 when he tore the left quadriceps tendon.

[Fox Sports]

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