Outfielder Michael Cuddyer was scratched from Friday's lineup with a stiff neck. Eric Young (CF) hit leadoff, followed by Marco Scutaro (2B), Carlos Gonzalez (LF), Troy Tulowitzki (SS), Todd Helton (1B), Tyler Colvin (RF), Jordan Pacheco (3B), Wilin Rosario (C) and Christian Friedrich (P).
Rockies outfield prospect Charlie Blackmon, who missed out on his chance to make the club in Spring Training because of a hyperextended right big toe and hasn't played at Triple-A Colorado Springs since May 1 because of a recurrence of the injury, took batting practice on the field Thursday for the first time since going to the Triple-A disabled list.
Rockies third baseman Chris Nelson was 5-for-12 with a double and two RBIs through Thursday, after four games of a rehab assignment at Colorado Springs for a left wrist injury. Colorado Springs began a series in Fresno on Friday.