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Tulowitzki's DL stint the safe route for Rox

Tulowitzki's DL stint the safe route for Rox

Tulowitzki's DL stint the safe route for Rox
DENVER -- Rockies manager Jim Tracy believes the club caught shortstop Troy Tulowitzki's left groin strain in time.

Tracy said Tulowitzki felt better Friday than he did Thursday -- the day after he suffered the injury.

The fact Tulowitzki is responding to rest and treatment justified the club's decision to place him on the 15-day disabled list, rather than keep him active and hope he returns sooner. The full time on the DL will give Tulowitzki a chance to approach complete health, rather than have to hobble through pain.

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"I know we've done the right thing, rather than turn this into a day-to-day thing," Tracy said.

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