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Rockies Vs. Mets Lineups: Carlos Gonzalez Returns From Bereavement Leave; Guillermo Moscoso Optioned to AAA

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is back in the lineup on Wednesday after missing four games following the death of his grandfather. He will play left field and hit in the cleanup spot as the Rockies look to win a road series over the New York Mets after taking the first two games of the set.

The Rockies are 3-1 in CarGo's absence, with the only loss coming on Saturday vs. the Miami Marlins at Coors Field. To accommodate the All-Star slugger's return, the Rox optioned Guillermo Moscoso to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Here are the full lineups:


1. Charlie Blackmon RF
2. Jonathan Herrera SS
3. Dexter Fowler CF
4. Carlos Gonzalez LF
5. Wilin Rosario C
6. Tyler Colvin 1B
7. Chris Nelson 3B
8. DJ LeMahieu 2B
9. Jeff Francis P


1. Ruben Tejada SS
2. Ronny Cedeno 2B
3. David Wright 3B
4. Scott Hairston RF
5. Ike Davis 1B
6. Jason Bay LF
7. Andres Torres CF
8. Kelly Shoppach C
9. Matt Harvey P

First pitch is scheduled from Citi Field at 5:10 p.m. MT.

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