"It's also an opportunity for our team to step up and do what I think we've done well all season and that's respond to adversity," he added.
Tulowitzki told the Denver Post in a text that he was in a lot of pain and was upset after working so hard to come back from an injury-plagued 2012 season.
Cubs' Stewart suspended for tweets
Chicago Cubs third baseman Ian Stewart is serving a 10-game suspension without pay for violating the loyalty cause in his contract. The suspension, which came after he ranted on Twitter on Monday about his status within the organization, began Wednesday.
Stewart was answering questions from fans online late Monday and was asked whether he would return to the Cubs soon. He responded "probably never" before following up with: "I said that be because the cubs are done With me....there [sic] going to let me Rott [sic] in AAA all season and then non tender me after."
Jeter resumes drills
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter resumed hitting and fielding drills Friday for the first time since mid-April, a day after receiving medical clearance to increase his rehabilitation program for a broken left ankle. "They gave the green light, so that's encouraging," Jeter said. "I'm looking forward to it."