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Tulowitzki records 1,000th career hit

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DENVER -- Troy Tulowitzki knocked his 1,000th hit on Saturday night in the seventh inning of the Rockies' game against the Mets.

The score was tied, 8-8, with one out in the inning when Tulowitzki singled off Mets reliever Daisuke Matsuzaka for his second hit of the contest.

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Tulowitzki became the fifth player to reach 1,000 while wearing a Rockies uniform and the 78th active player to reach the mark.

Tulowitzki reached his milestone two innings after Nolan Arenado knocked a grand slam to run his hit streak to 23 games, tied for second-longest in club history.

Thomas Harding is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @harding_at_mlb. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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