Sports - Colorado Rockies

Feb 28, 2011 1:34 AM by Lee Douglas

Stewart sprains knee

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Rockies third baseman Ian Stewart sustained a slight sprain of his left knee when he collided with left fielder Carlos Gonzalez during Colorado's 8-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.

The extent of the injury wasn't known until later that night, according to Rockies' manager Jim Tracy.

Gonzalez suffered a slight shin bruise in his right side on the same play, and Tracy said he will miss Monday's game against the Diamondbacks as a precaution.

Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was also involved in the collision but escaped injury when all three chased after a pop fly in short left field.

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