Gonzalez is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Nationals, the Denver Post's Patrick Saunders reports.

Gonzalez would have the platoon advantage against Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg, but perhaps manager Walt Weiss is factoring in his right fielder's .143 career average against Strasburg. It's also possible the Rockies are just looking to give Gonzalez a day off as he has missed time recently with a sore ankle. Either way, Gerardo Parra will get the start in right field and hit fifth Wednesday.

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