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Carlos Gonzalez Leaves Game After Being Hit By Foul Ball

Colorado Rockies newsColorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was forced to leave the game after being hit with a foul ball in the lower left leg off the bat of Jordan Pacheco while he was on deck. Gonzalez  laid writhing in pain and was attended to by a team trainer.

He was able to walk off under his own power  after walking around the front of the Colorado dugout.  He was replaced by Tyler Colvin  who played left field

Gonzalez  is hitting .299 this year and leads the Rockies with 18 home runs and 52 RBI. Gonzalez has been battling soreness in his left knee for the past week.  We will provide an update as soon as it is available.

Don is a lifelong baseball fan and loves to look inside the game for stories not everyone sees. He served as a Tampa Bay Rays correspondent for ESPN Fantasy Baseball. His style has been described as direct , and he wont likely change.