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MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Flande, Yohan

LHP Yohan Flande is expected to be recalled from Colorado Springs to start Tuesday night against Washington. Flande made his major league debut June 25 for the Rockies and went 0-2 with a 7.36 ERA in three starts. At Colorado Springs, he is 2-10 with a 5.00 ERA in 10 games.

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MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Tulowitzki, Troy

SS Troy Tulowitzki left the game in the fourth inning of Saturday's 3-2 loss at Pittsburgh in 11 innings with a cramp in his left thigh and is listed as day-to-day. Tulowitzki grounded out to shortstop and slowed down as he was running down the first-base line before hobbling back to the dugout. He said he felt a pulling sensation but not a lot of pain. Tulowitzki is leading the National League with a .340 batting average, a .432 on-base percentage and a .603 slugging percentage.

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MLB Note - Kansas City Royals Butler, Billy

RHP Eddie Butler was activated from the 15-day disabled list and optioned to Double-A Tulsa. The rookie had been out since June 5 with a strained rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Butler gave up seven runs --- six earned --- in 5 1/3 innings on Friday night in a rehab start for Triple-A Colorado Springs against Memphis in a Pacific Coast League game.

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MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Morneau, Justin

1B Justin Morneau missed his second straight game with a stiff neck. Morneau said he felt better Saturday and thought he would be able to play Sunday against the Pirates.

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MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Blackmon, Charlie

CF Charlie Blackmon rolled his left ankle in the 11th inning when he lined into a double play. Though Blackmon hobbled out to the field in the bottom of the inning, Rockies manager Walt Weiss did not think the injury was serious.

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MLB Note - Tampa Bay Rays Zobrist, Ben

RF Ben Zobrist went 1-for-4 on Saturday against the Twins and is hitting .431 with three homers and 16 RBIs in 12 career games at Target Field. His first-inning single snapped an 0-for-16 skid against Twins RHP Phil Hughes. Zobrist is batting .353 since June 28, a span of 17 games.