Rockies place shortstop Trevor Story on the 15-day disabled list with torn ulnar collateral ligament in left thumb
The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have placed shortstop Trevor Story on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and recalled infielder Rafael Ynoa from Triple-A Albuquerque.
- Story, 23, is batting .272 (101-for-372) with 67 runs, 21 doubles, four triples, 27 home runs, 72 RBI, 35 walks and eight stolen bases in 97 games with the Rockies … his 27 home runs currently lead the National League and his 72 RBI are fifth in the NL … his 27 home runs are the most in NL history for a rookie shortstop and the second-most home runs by a Rockies rookie in franchise history … leads all MLB rookies in home runs, RBI, extra-base hits (52) and slugging percentage (.567) … his 21 home runs in the first half tied the NL rookie record … twice named NL Player of the Week, July 18-24 and April 4-10 … named NL Rookie of the Month for the month of April … was the first NL player to hit two home runs in his MLB debut and the first player in baseball history to hit at least four home runs in his first three games … was originally drafted by the Rockies in the first round (45th overall) of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft.
- Ynoa, 28, will be making his first appearance on the active roster this season … in 94 games with Albuquerque, batted .266 (102-for-384) with 49 runs, 24 doubles, three triples, two home runs, 27 RBI, 37 walks and five stolen bases … appeared in a career-high 72 games with the Rockies in 2015, batting .260 (33-for-127) with 14 runs, eight doubles, one triple, nine RBI, three walks and one stolen base … played 19 games in left field, 10 games at third base, eight games at shortstop and five games at second base … made his Major League debut with the Rockies on Sept. 1, 2014 after spending his first eight professional seasons in the Dodgers organization … he will be wearing No. 43.
The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.