Called up to pitch in place of the injured Ricky Nolasco, Kris Johnson had a rough go of it. Johnson gave up a two-run homer to Drew Stubbs before recording an out, and the Minnesota Twins fell to the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Friday night in the teams’ first interleague meeting at Coors Field in six years.
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Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night’s Home Run Derby at Target Field. Joining Bautista on the American League team are Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes, who was last year’s Derby winner, Baltimore’s Adam Jones and Brian Dozier of the host Twins.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at shortstop for your fantasy baseball draft.
Josh Rutledge will be a valuable asset for the Rockies this year, and maybe even a star somewhere down the line.