• by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Daniel Descalso gives Jose Reyes a day off for Rockies

    Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes gets a break from the starting lineup on Sunday, after starting 18 of the last 19 games. Reyes is replaced by Daniel Descalso, who starts at short for the 19th time and first since August 13.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Troy Tulowitzki not in Rockies' lineup, replaced by Daniel Descalso

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki isn't in the team's starting lineup for Sunday's game. Tulowitzki has started 80 games this year, including the last nine, and 16 of the last 17. He's replaced by Daniel Descalso, who makes his 15th start of the year at short.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Troy Tulowitzki gets night off for Rockies

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki isn't in the starting lineup for Friday's game. Tulowitzki has started the last seven games and 12 of the last 13. He's replaced by Daniel Descalso, who gets his 14th start at short. Tulowitzki is riding a 21-game hitting streak, the longest current streak in MLB, which will take a pause until he returns to the field for Colorado.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Rockies give Nolan Arenado Sunday off

    Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is not in Sunday's starting lineup for just the fourth time this season. Arenado had started the last 43 games at the hot corner, dating back to May 21. In his place, Daniel Descalso gets his second start of the season at third.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Rockies' Tulowitzki gets a breather Saturday; Descalso at SS

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was held out of the starting lineup Saturday afternoon against right-hander David Phelps and the Marlins. With Tulowitzki getting a breather, the team inserted Daniel Descalso in the lineup at the seventh spot. Tulowitzki is hitting .542 (13 for 24) with four homers and 11 RBI over his last six games played. Colorado is considered a home underdog (+100) against Miami, per VegasInsider.com.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki out for first game of twinbill

    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is not in the lineup for the first game of a doubleheader against the Dodgers on Tuesday. Tulowitzki did not play on Sunday either, but he is batting .375 (9 for 24) over his last seven games. Daniel Descalso is getting the start at shortstop for game one. Tulowitzki should be back in there for the nightcap.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Rockies' Troy Tulowitzski gets day off, Daniel Descalso in lineup

    Troy Tulowitzki has Sunday afternoon off as Daniel Descalso is getting the start at shortstop for the Rockies. Descalso is hitting eighth in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Phillies. Catcher Nick Hundley is back in the lineup after sitting Saturday and will hit seventh. Ben Paulsen is getting the start in left field and is hitting sixth.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Rockies' Charlie Blackmon, Troy Tulowitzki out of lineup Monday

    Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon and shortstop Troy Tulowitzki are out of the starting lineup for Monday's game against the Reds. Blackmon will get a break after starting 12 straight games, and Brandon Barnes will man both center field and the leadoff spot in the lineup. Tulowitzki is sitting for the second time in three games and will be replaced by Daniel Descalso, who's batting eighth. The Rockies are underdogs (+132) on Monday, per VegasInsider.com.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Gonzalez, LeMahieu and Rosario have days off for Rockies

    After playing both games of Saturday's doubleheader, Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is getting the day off on Sunday against the Giants. Brandon Barnes will fill in for Gonzalez and bat sixth. Infielder DJ LeMahieu is also getting the day off. Daniel Descalso will play second base instead. Ben Paulsen is filling in for Wilin Rosario, who also has the day off.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Rockies SS Daniel Descalso blasts second home run of the year

    Rockies shortstop Daniel Descalso went 1 for 4 at the plate in Colorado's 5-3 win over the Giants on Saturday. Descalso did his damage in the sixth inning when he belted a two-run home run off of Yusmeiro Petit, his second of the season. Descalso is now hitting .200 with 11 RBI in 54 at-bats this season.