|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||525.00||30.00||.301||98.00||80.00||2.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|Thigh - 60-day DL. Out for season|
|vs Miami||15||4||0|| .353|| .467|| .267|
|vs RHP||237||76||12|| .402|| .527|| .321|
|08/23/2014||Brett Gardner, LF NYY|
Evan Longoria, 3B TB
Yordano Ventura, SP KC
|Troy Tulowitzki, SS COL|
Shin-Soo Choo, LF TEX
|08/23/2014||Scott Kazmir, SP OAK|
Sean Doolittle, RP OAK
|Troy Tulowitzki, SS COL|
|08/23/2014||Carl Crawford, LF LAD||Troy Tulowitzki, SS COL|
|Last 10 Games|
|Troy Tulowitzki transferred to 60-day disabled list |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(8/19/14) Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday. The shortstop is out for the remainder of the season after undergoing hip surgery.
|Troy Tulowitzki proves something in shortened season |
|by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer|
(8/14/14) Troy Tulowitzki's career season came to an unceremonious end Wednesday with the announcement he needs surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip.
Most people who read that sentence will focus on the bad news -- specifically, three words: surgery, torn and hip. What they'll miss is the good news: career season.
Yes, Tulowitzki entered Thursday leading baseball in batting average (.340), on-base percentage (.432) and slugging percentage (.603). He's been the best hitter in the game this year, and he's done it at by far the weakest position. No Hanley Ramirez to narrow the gap this year. To use Head-to-Head points per game as an example (not because it's the only format that matters, but because it provides a clearer basis for comparison), the next-best shortstop to Tulowitzki, Jose Reyes, is 0.54 behind him. The gap between Tulowitzki and the rest of the position is like the gap between Ian Kinsler and Asdrubal Cabrera at second base.
After a slight dip last year that had some (myself included) fearing the injuries were beginning to catch up to him, Tulowitzki bounced back in a big way, reminding everyone he's the most valuable player in Fantasy when he's healthy enough to play. But of course, he frequently isn't.
Before I learned he needed hip surgery, I was prepared to rank him third, behind Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera, going into 2015. With the reminder of his fragility, I've dropped him to sixth, but I maintain that 110-120 games from him are more valuable than 150 games from a comparable first baseman or outfielder.
You'll find the rest of my projected first round here.
|Troy Tulowitzki to undergo surgery, miss rest of season |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(8/13/14) Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will undergo labral repair surgery on his left hip Friday and miss the remainder of the season, MLB.com reports.
Tulowitzki has been sidelined since July 19 with the hip injury. He finishes the season with a .340/.432/.603 line along with 21 home runs and 52 RBI in 315 at-bats.
|Troy Tulowitzki still dealing with discomfort in hip |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(8/10/14) Rockies trainer Keith Dugger said Sunday shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has returned to Denver to continue treatment because he continues to feel "on-and-off discomfort" in his hip, according to The Denver Post. Tulowitzki is set to consult with specialists to aid in the recovery process.
Tulowitzki is not close to coming off the disabled list or beginning a minor-league rehab assignment.
|Tulowitzki: Staying with Rockies forever would be 'special' |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(8/7/14) Rockies stud shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who had been subject of trade rumors at the deadline last week, has stressed that he would prefer to remain with the team for the rest of his career.
"That would be special," he told MLB.com.
Tulowitzki has also expressed frustration over playing for a team that has not enjoyed a winning season since 2010. He had offered that he yearned to play for a club with a chance at the playoffs every year. Those words, uttered on July 4, fueled speculation about a trade. He denied any claims that he wanted to be dealt.
"People twist stories how they want it to be," he said. "I never said I demanded a trade or wanted out. I said if it was the best interest of the team to trade me for prospects and they came to me ... But I signed a contract because I wanted to be with the organization for a long time. Yeah, I'm tired of losing. I think all of us are."
Tulowitzki has been on the disabled list with a hip flexor since July 19.
|Durability issues once again plagued Troy Tulowitzki in 2013. He played only 126 games last season and hasn't surpassed 150 games since the 2009 season. Though, last season he only needed one stint on the disabled list from mid-June to mid-July because of a fractured rib, so it was a major improvement from 2012, when Tulowitzki only played 47 games due to a groin injury. Still, when Tulowitzki was in the lineup last season, he once again posted monster numbers. He hit .312 with a .540 slugging percentage, .931 OPS, 25 home runs, 27 doubles and 82 RBI. He was still the sixth-highest Fantasy scoring shortstop in Head-to-Head leagues, despite taking less than 450 at-bats. Before he got hurt, Tulowitzki was averaging 21.6 Fantasy points per scoring period. Tulowitzki's injury-prone history pushes him toward the back of the first round in mixed-league drafts, but he's still an elite Fantasy shortstop and worth the gamble. Think about the upside if he can get to 150 games.
(Updated 1/6/14) |
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|8/23/14||MIA||8:10 pm||Tom Koehler|
|8/24/14||MIA||4:10 pm||Brad Hand|
|8/25/14||@ SF||10:15 pm||Jake Peavy|
|8/26/14||@ SF||10:15 pm||Madison Bumgarner|
|8/27/14||@ SF||10:15 pm||Tim Hudson|
|8/28/14||@ SF||3:45 pm||Tim Lincecum|
|8/29/14||@ ARI||9:40 pm||Josh Collmenter|