Cron (groin) is starting Friday's game against the Padres, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. Cron was out of the lineup in each of the last two games due to groin discomfort. He'll start at first base and bat third.
Cron (groin) is not in the lineup Thursday against the Angels. Cron will be sidelined for the second straight contest after being removed from Tuesday's game with groin discomfort. Rio Ruiz will start at first base Thursday in his absence.
Cron (groin) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Angels, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. Cron was pulled from Tuesday's contest with groin discomfort and will be sidelined for at least one game. Joshua Fuentes will work at first base in his place while Connor Joe serves as the designated hitter.
Cron was pulled after his second at-bat during Tuesday's win over the Angels after feeling discomfort in his groin, Danielle Allentuck of The Denver Gazette reports. By the time Cron was removed, Colorado was already up 6-0, which may have played a part in the decision to pull him from the contest. There is no word yet about the severity of the slugger's injury or his potential to miss games. Prior to exiting Tuesday, Cron went 0-for-2 with an RBI and a stolen base.
Cron went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Tuesday against the Mariners. Cron took Paul Sewald yard in the eighth inning to record his 14th homer of the season. It was his third home run in his last five starts, during which time he's also tallied seven RBI and three runs scored. Overall, Cron is hitting .248/.357/.476 with 37 runs scored and 41 RBI across 291 plate appearances.
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