Third baseman Jordan Pacheco did not start Saturday's game against the Dodgers because of soreness in his right quadriceps. Pacheco has a hit in five straight games. Chris Nelson started in his place.
First baseman Todd Helton took a scheduled day off Saturday and was replaced by Michael Cuddyer, the usual rightfielder. Tyler Colvin started in right and hit fifth.
Wil Nieves started at catcher while Wilin Rosario rested. Rosario leads National League rookies in home runs with eight.