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Rockies Vs. Reds Lineups: Tyler Colvin Starting In Center, Batting Second

With Dexter Fowler still recovering from an ankle injury that's kept him out of the past few games, the Colorado Rockies will be starting Tyler Colvin in center field once again as they face the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Fowler hasn't played since May 23, when he struck out while pinch-hitting against the Miami Marlins.

The Rockies also have Wil Nieves making his debut with the team at catcher in place of the injured Ramon Hernandez, who was recently placed on the disabled list with a left hand sprain. The 34-year-old Nieves had been hitting .299/.330/.448 over 98 plate appearances with Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Here's the Rockies' lineup:

Here is the full Rockies lineup:

2B Marco Scutaro
CF Tyler Colvin
LF Carlos Gonzalez
SS Troy Tulowitzki
1B Todd Helton
RF Michael Cuddyer
3B Jordan Pacheco
C Wil Nieves
P Jeremy Guthrie

And the Reds' lineup:

SS Zack Cozart
CF Drew Stubbs
1B Joey Votto
2B Brandon Phillips
RF Jay Bruce
LF Chris Heisey
3B Miguel Cairo
C Devin Mesoraco
P Mike Leake

For more on these teams, visit Rockies blog Purple Row and Reds blog Red Reporter. Head over to Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish for more news and notes around the majors.