Rockies activate Tulowitzki, send out Eldred
The Colorado Rockies officially get their All-Star shortstop and cleanup hitter back Tuesday after activatingfrom the disabled list. The Rockies designated Brad Eldred for assignment to make room for Tulowitzki.
, who started all but one game in Tulowitzki’s absence, slides back to his old home at second base against Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Zach Duke. gets the night off, his first day off since taking over the full-time second base job after Tulowitzki’s injury. It remains to be seen how much playing time Herrera, the regular No. 2 hitter for most of the past month, will get.
Eldred hit .250 with one home run and three RBI since being recalled July 7 whenwent on the disabled list. If Eldred clears waivers, he can return to Triple-A Colorado Springs.