Tulowitzki Injured in Collision with Teammate



Toronto Blue Jay shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki,  will be out  at least two weeks with a broken scapula after colliding with teammate Kevin Pillar, reported ESPN.com. Tulowitzki was injured going for a fly ball and colliding with center fielder, teammate Kevin Pillar, added the source.

“In the meantime, Cliff Pennington and Ryan Goins will be starting at second base and shortstop,” stated manager John Gibbons. Initially, at the beginning of the season, Devon Travis was at second base and Jose Reyes at shortstop. Devon Travis, like Tulowitzki was injured and Jose Reyes was traded for Tulowitzki.

Tulowitzki has been injured many times before. Reports say that he will stay out two weeks but, he may stay out the rest of the regular season, according to  Sportsnews.com

‘He is feeling better, he is progressing,” explained Blue Jays’  Manager, John Gibbons. The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping shortstop Tulowitzki will be back in the regular season as they are chasing the Kansas City Royals for the best record in the American League. If they get the best record in the American League, they will have Home Field advantage the whole playoffs.  Troy Tulowitzki is to see a specialist about the small crack in his shoulder,  espn.com, reported.

“Toronto is 84-62 and only 3 games behind the royals for the best record and 3 and a half games ahead of the Yankees for the AL east,” reported SportsNews.com