LeMahieu to 10-day DL with strained hamstring; Gonzalez reinstated

Apr 17, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu (9) prepares his bat in the on-deck circle against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fifth inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado Rockies second baseman D.J. LeMahieu, who left Saturday’s game with a strained right hamstring was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday, retroactive to April 28. KLeMahieu, who is set to become a free agent after the 2018 season, is one if the bright spots of the struggling Rockies’ offense, hitting .290 with five home runs, 12 RBI to go along with three steals.

AT&T SportsNet’s Jenny Cavnar revealed Monday’s lineup against the Cubs in Chicago, with Pat Valaika taking LeMahieu’s place in the lineup.

Right fielder Carlos Gonzalez takes LeMahieu’s place on the roster after being reinstated from the DL thanks  to a strained right hamstring of his own. Gonzalez has struggled in after signing a one-year deal with the Rockies in the offseason, hitting only .235 with three home runs and 11 RBI.

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