Wolters went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run and two runs scored in Wednesday's 9-3 win over the Pirates. Wolters hit his first homer of the season during the third inning off Nick Kingham to help the Rockies take control of the game. The 26-year-old is enjoying the best offensive season of his career with a .294/.345/.431 slash line in 33 games.
Wolters is out of the lineup for Sunday's game at Philadelphia, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports. Wolters caught six of the last seven games for the Rockies and has an .818 OPS in that span as he appears to have taken over the starting role. Chris Iannetta will start behind the plate and bat eighth in his absence Sunday.
Wolters is not in the lineup Tuesday against Boston, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. Wolters appears to be in the starting catcher role, having started five of the last seven games behind the plate. Chris Iannetta takes his turn Tuesday.
Wolters will start at catcher and bat eighth Sunday against the Padres, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports. Chris Iannetta drew back-to-back starts heading into the weekend, but Wolters may have unseated him as Colorado's preferred backstop. The lefty-hitting catcher will stick in the lineup for the third straight contest, despite the Padres having used southpaw starting pitchers in each game of the series. With a hit in all but one of his last nine games, Wolters has been deserving of the extra work and could be worth scooping up in deeper mixed leagues if he's still available.
Wolters is out of the lineup against the Giants on Tuesday. Wolters has been in a nice groove at the dish in May with five hits in 12 at-bats, but he'll sit for this contest after starting each of the Rockies' last two games. Chris Iannetta will start against Madison Bumgarner in his place.
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