Right fielder, who has emerged along with as the two mainstays in the Rockies lineup, was out of the lineup Tuesday because of a strained groin.
Hawpe was removed from Monday’s game in the top of the seventh inning because of the injury. With the Rockies off on Thursday it wouldn’t be surprising if Hawpe was out the lineup on Wednesday, as well. That would give him three full days to rest the injury.
Manager Clint Hurdle did indicate that Hawpe might be available in a pinch-hit role.
Matt Murton was in the lineup in place of Hawpe. Murton started in left field on Tuesday withmoving to right.