Troy Tulowitzki out with soreness

Updated: May 3, 2013, 10:53 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Hours before the game, Troy Tulowitzki gingerly jogged around the outfield grass on legs he described as feeling "heavy."

That's all Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss needed to hear to keep his All-Star shortstop out of the lineup Friday night against the Tampa Bay Rays.

When it comes to Tulowitzki, the Rockies are going to lean heavily on the side of caution, especially given his history with leg injuries. Weiss thought it simply "makes sense to let him lay low tonight."

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