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Troy Tulowitzki Injury: Rockies Shortstop Placed On DL With Groin Injury

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki strained his left groin during Wednesday's win over the Houston Astros, and on Thursday afternoon the team placed him on the 15-day disabled list.

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Marco Scutaro (.253/.312/.328) will start in his place at shortstop on Thursday night. DJ LeMahieu and Chris Nelson also could spend time at short with Tulowitzki out, according to Jim Tracy.

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