Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will undergo a dry needling procedure on his left hip Monday in Philadelphia in an effort to recover from a left hip Before the Rockies 7-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Colorado head trainer Keith Dugger said the procedure would be done in Philadelphia by Dr. William Meyers, a leg and core muscle specialist, who performed a procedure to remove scar tissue from Tulowitzki’s groin in 2012. Dry needling involves the use of very small needle to create bleeding in areas of discomfort and promote healing.

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(Reuters) – Ebay may soon heat up with searches for baseball jerseys honoring Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, after his own team managed to spell the top hitter’s name wrong. The team gave out 15,000 of the shirts to fans attending a home game at Coors Field in Denver on Saturday, spelling as “Tulowizki” the name of the player tied for first for the highest batting average in Major League Baseball. Some of the jerseys with the misspelled name were already bid up to more than $40 just a few hours after being offered on the eBay auction site. By comparison, Tulowitzki shirts – with the correct spelling – can be purchased on the site for as little as $11.99.

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Nolan Arenado wanted to put his benching behind him. Arenado rebounded with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night. Tyler Matzek pitched three-hit ball over seven scoreless innings. Drew Stubbs and Corey Dickerson also homered for the Rockies, who have won three straight.

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Brett Anderson left Friday night’s game before he wanted to. Anderson pitched effectively into the seventh inning before a blister ended his night and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1. Hopefully I’ll get on a roll here.” Carlos Gonzalez homered and Josh Rutledge had two hits and drove in four runs for Colorado, which has won consecutive games for just the second time in the last six weeks. The Rockies are 16-40 since May 20 but they cooled off the Pirates, who entered Friday 44-29 since starting the season 10-18.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander Chris Capuano has been put on the New York Yankees major league roster, a day after he was acquired from the Colorado Rockies.

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The Seattle Mariners acquired first baseman/designated hitter Kendrys Morales from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Stephen Pryor. Morales, 31, is scheduled to report to the Mariners on Friday, at which time a 25-man roster move will be made. He rejoins Seattle after a brief stint with the Twins. Morales, who signed as a free agent with Minnesota on June 8, appeared in 39 games and batted .234 with 11 doubles, one home run and 18 RBIs.

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A number of Washington Nationals are enjoying success at the plate, while the Cincinnati Reds are searching for answers with the club on the brink of its longest losing streak in five years. The Nationals look to stay hot Friday night despite Ryan Zimmerman’s injury when they visit Cincinnati, where the Reds’ Alfredo Simon looks for his major league-leading 13th victory. Washington (55-44) comes off a 6-4 loss at Colorado on Wednesday but has won 14 of 20. Jayson Werth has batted .357 with 11 doubles, six homers and 22 RBIs in that stretch, and while he sat out the finale against the Rockies due to a sore knee, manager Matt Williams told the league’s official website “it’s nothing big.” Denard Span is hitting .355 in that span while Anthony Rendon has scored 22 runs.

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This is the fourth of eight entries in a Yahoo Sports series on the toughest jobs in sports. Click here to check out previous stories and a schedule for what’s to come.

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DENVER (AP) — The Washington Nationals have placed third baseman and outfielder Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.

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