Troy Tulowitzki RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blue Jays place Tulowitzki on DL with quad strain

    The Score "Troy Tulowitzki's frustrating season took another miserable turn Saturday, as the Toronto Blue Jays announced the veteran shortstop has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right quadriceps strain. " May 28

  • Tulowitzki joins rare 200-homer club for shortstops

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki isn't letting a slump get in the way of his legacy. On Friday, the five-time All-Star became just the 10th shortstop in major-league history to hit 200 home runs when he roped a line drive over the left-center wall at Arlington Park off Texas Rangers..." May 14

  • Gibbons 'tired' of Tulowitzki criticism

    The Score "John Gibbons is tired of the complaints about Troy Tulowitzki's slow start. The veteran is struggling out of the gate, batting .172/.275/.336 with six homers in 34 games. Aside from Ryan Goins and Russell Martin, Tulowitzki is the Toronto Blue Jays' worst hitter. They're a .500 team, but remain..." May 13

  • Gibbons has X-rated message for 'Tulo haters'

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons delivered a colorful response Tuesday when asked about slumping shortstop Troy Tulowitzki's big night. Tulowitzki, who entered the game with the majors' third-worst batting average among qualified hitters, notched a pair of extra-base hits - including his..." May 11

  • Is it Time to Panic on Tulo?

    Baseball Essential "At last year’s trade deadline in July, the Toronto Blue Jays stunned the baseball world when they acquired star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. It wasn’t made public that Tulo was being shopped, but with the Colorado Rockies in rebuilding mode, they decided it was time to move the face of the..." May 10

  • Gibbons: I don't care if Tulowitzki doesn't get another hit all year

    Gammons Daily "Less than a 16th of the season had passed Friday night, and Troy Tulowitzki was hitting .139. “I don’t care,” said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons, “if he doesn’t get another hit all season. His defense is that good.” “Of course,” laughed Gibbons, “he will get another hit.” A week and a half..." April 17

  • Blue Jays’ Tulowitzki’s x-rays are negative after getting hit on hand

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left Wednesday’s spring training game against the New York Mets after he was hit in the hand by a Bartolo Colon pitch. " March 23

  • Blue Jays’ Tulowitzki: Healthy off-season ‘going to pay off this year’

    Sportsnet "At no point of a baseball season does process matter more than results than during the early games in spring training, when players work at their own pace, and toward individual goals. Take the Toronto Blue Jays’ 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday afternoon, when solo home runs by..." March 05

  • Walt Weiss takes issue with Troy Tulowitzki's griping about Rockies

    ESPN "Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss took issue Monday with Troy Tulowitzki's published comments that the team has grown comfortable playing in a state-of-the-art spring training facility that's the equivalent of a "country club." Tulowitzki told USA Today Sports that he prefers his new spring..." March 01

  • Nolan Arenado hits out at former teammate Troy Tulowitzki’s ‘country club’ jab

    Larry Brown Sports "Troy Tulowitzki’s parting from the Colorado Rockies was not really an amicable one. Seven months later, it seems as though at least on Tulowitzki’s side, the bad feelings haven’t really subsided much. Speaking to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, Tulowitzki reasserted how much he hated being lied to..." February 29

  • Troy Tulowitzki says he's done feeling bitter at the Rockies

    Fox Sports "The subject came up more than once during the postseason, in casual conversation, during formal interviews. Troy Tulowitzki, instead of savoring his first playoff appearance since 2009, dwelled upon getting blind-sided by his trade from the Rockies to the Blue Jays and admits now he was “still..." February 29

  • Source: Blue Jays drawing trade interest in Troy Tulowitzki, Kevin Pillar

    Baseball Essential "The Toronto Blue Jays have gotten trade interest in shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Kevin Pillar, a source said. The Blue Jays have listened on Tulowitzki and it’s unclear whether or not a deal is close. There was some concern at one point about whether or not Tulowitzki is fully on..." January 25

  • Troy Tulowitzki never quite felt at home in Toronto this season after shocking trade left him feeling betrayed

    National Post "Troy Tulowitzki has never felt at home as a Blue Jay. Home, for a decade, was in Colorado. Tulowitzki felt secure there, immersed in the Denver community. In 2011, shortly after the Rockies gave him a 10-year contract extension, he bought a bigger house there. “Knowing this is where I am..." October 25

  • Troy Tulowitzki ejected by John Hirschbeck for arguing

    Larry Brown Sports "Troy Tulowitzki was ejected from Game 3 of the ALCS on Monday night after complaining about a call between innings. Tulo, who clubbed a 3-run home run earlier in the game, struck out to lead off the bottom of the seventh for the Blue Jays. He was upset with a strike three call by umpire John..." October 20

  • Troy Tulowitzki says he is “not pain-free”

    Hardball Talk "Troy Tulowitzki suffered a small fracture in his scapula in a collision with teammate Kevin Pillar on September 12. He returned for the final weekend of the regular season and went 3-for-8 with two doubles in a pair of starts at shortstop, but he’s not completely back to the Tulo of old on the eve..." October 08

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    Gregor Chisholm @gregorMLB

    Tulo said he felt very good after the sim game. Muscles still a little weak but he's bouncing back, this weekend a good test. #BlueJays

  • Report: Blue Jays' Tulowitzki could return Saturday

    The Score "Everything is going well for the Toronto Blue Jays, and the good news continues to trickle in for the American League East champions. Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki took successful batting practice Thursday and will next face live pitching in a simulation game. If all goes well, he could return to..." October 01

  • Anthopoulos optimistic Tulowitzki will return for Rays series

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays won’t rush Troy Tulowitzki back into the lineup, but general manager Alex Anthopoulous expressed optimism that the shortstop will be able to return before the start of the post-season. A guest on Dean Blundell & Co. Monday morning, Anthopoulous provided an update on..." September 29

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    Gregor Chisholm @gregorMLB

    Tulowitzki said he will "definitely" be ready for the postseason. #BlueJays

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    Gregor Chisholm @gregorMLB

    Tulowitzki will take on-field BP for the first time since injury. Hitting around 6, updates to come after that. #BlueJays

  • Gibbons: Tulowitzki return possible vs. Orioles or Rays

    Sportsnet "John Gibbons says it’s “a possibility” that the Toronto Blue Jays could get Troy Tulowitzki back at some point during the team’s upcoming visits to Baltimore and Tampa Bay. Tulowitzki hasn’t played since suffering a small fracture in his left shoulder blade on Sept. 12 in an outfield collision..." September 25

  • Blue Jays’ Tulowitzki plays catch as progress continues

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays are getting by with the likes of Cliff Pennington and Munenori Kawasaki in the starting lineup for now, but Troy Tulowitzki‘s continued progress provides hope that he can return for a potential playoff run. Tulowitzki says he still hasn’t started swinging a bat and there’s..." September 23

  • Blue Jays’ Troy Tulowitzki out for remainder of regular season

    Sporting News "Troy Tulowitzki won't be resuming baseball activities for a few more weeks. The Blue Jays shortstop will miss the remainder of the regular season due to a small crack in his left shoulder blade. "I feel a lot better. I mean, I can lift my arm now. Before I couldn’t even move my arm,”..." September 21

  • Blue Jays’ Troy Tulowitzki feeling better, but return still unclear

    Toronto Star "Troy Tulowitzki says he’s feeling better now than he was a week ago — “I can lift my arm now; before I couldn’t even move my arm” — but the timeline for his return to the Blue Jays remains unclear. “There’s no plan, no dates,” he said before Saturday’s game. “I think this next couple days will..." September 20

  • Troy Tulowitzki to see specialist about crack in shoulder blade

    Hardball Talk "Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki suffered a crack in his left shoulder blade in a collision with teammate Kevin Pillar last Saturday. The early word was that he could return in 2-3 weeks, but we should have a better idea about his timetable soon. According to Gregor Chisholm of,..." September 18

  • Blue Jays' Tulowitzki collides with teammate, exits with injury "Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki exited Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Yankees on Saturday with an undisclosed injury after colliding with Kevin Pillar in shallow center field while making a catch to end the second inning with Toronto trailing, 2-0. Tulowitzki underwent X-rays on his..." September 13

  • Blue Jays to monitor Troy Tulowitzki (shoulder) for next week

    ESPN "Toronto shortstop Troy Tulowitzki cracked his left shoulder blade in the opener of the Blue Jays' doubleheader against the New York Yankees during a second-inning collision with center fielder Kevin Pillar. Toronto said Tulowitzki will be monitored for the next week before the Blue Jays..." September 13

  • Blue Jays' Pillar 'couldn't feel any worse'

    Toronto Sun "His former and current teammate LaTroy Hawkins called it a freak accident. Justin Smoak said the injury was not like losing a regular shortstop. David Price said it was time for other to step up. Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and Kevin Pillar collided in shallow centre in the second inning of..." September 13

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    John Lott @LottOnBaseball

    Tulowitzki: X-rays on ribs and chest were negative. MRI later today, results expected tomorrow. Listed as day-to-day. #BlueJays

  • Yankees told Jeter they prefered Tulo during 2010 talks

    New York Post "In the tail end of Derek Jeter’s storied career, general manager Brian Cashman told the Yankees shortstop he would prefer Troy Tulowitzki. In a Sports Illustrated profile of Cashman, the Yankees general manager revisits the testy contract negotiations with Jeter in 2010. Jeter asks Cashman whom..." August 19

  • Surge in Blue Jays ticket sales financially justifies Troy Tulowitzki trade

    Sportress of Blogitude "The Toronto Blue Jays are one of the hottest baseball teams in the major leagues, and most of it can be attributed to the team’s trade-deadline acquisitions of Troy Tulowitzki and David Price. There was of course a significant financial risk inherent to bringing in superstars of their magnitude..." August 14

  • Jays seemingly unbeatable with Tulowitzki

    Toronto Sun "The Tulo Factor is now 13-0 and climbing. Since arriving in a Jays uniform two weeks back, Troy Tulowitzki has yet to be involved in a loss when he starts at shortstop. Tulo isn't leading the charge or been the backbone of each victory. In fact, he came into last night's game in a 0-for-8..." August 13

  • Troy Tulowitzki says he was 'shocked' by trade to Blue Jays

    ESPN "Count Troy Tulowitzki among those shocked by his trade late Monday night from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays. "I felt like I got blindsided a bit. I thought I was in the loop, in the conversation," Tulowitzki told The Denver Post on Tuesday afternoon. "So it definitely caught me..." July 29

  • Inside the shocking trade of Troy Tulowitzki

    Yahoo! Sports "There was always an agreement between Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort and his star shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki, spoken out loud so as to be abundantly clear: If the Rockies were to trade Tulowitzki, they were going to ask for his blessing first. Then came the blockbuster deal that sent him to..." July 28

  • Report: Blue Jays acquire Tulowitzki from Rockies

    Sportsnet "It appears the Toronto Blue Jays have pulled off a blockbuster trade. According to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, the club is set to acquire shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for shortstop Jose Reyes, relief..." July 28

  • Mets still have their eyes on some potential big-time acquisitions

    Fox Sports "The Mets are thinking big. Whether they act big remains to be seen. The team, after acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Braves on Friday, is exploring a number of larger trades, major-league sources say. Here, according to sources, is where the Mets’ various pursuits stand: A..." July 26

  • Troy Tulowitzki deflects trade rumors: 'I want to be with the Rockies'

    Sporting News "If you've got a trade rumor, Troy Tulowitzki isn't having any of it. The Rockies' star shortstop and annual hot stove subject is again at the center of much speculation ahead of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. But if he had his way, Tulowitzki says he would prefer to remain with one team..." July 22

  • Troy Tulowitzki’s response to all of the Mets’ trade chatter

    New York Post "All-Star Troy Tulowitzki said Tuesday he is not seeking a trade from the Rockies to the Mets or anywhere else. But he sure has a lot of respect for the pitching staff the Mets have built. “The Mets pitching staff is phenomenal,’’ Tulowitzki told The Post at the All-Star Game at Great..." July 15

  • Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki talks about trade rumors, his future in Colorado

    Denver Post "Seeking to quiet growing trade rumors and put his baseball future in perspective, star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki emphatically said Thursday that he is not trying to force the Rockies to trade him. "Whatever happens on the Rockies' end happens, but for me to sit here and try to force my way out..." May 15

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki, after meeting agent today, says he will not demand a trade, calls upon himself to play better to end the losing

  • Troy Tulowitzki remains unlikely for Mets

    ESPN New York "The New York Mets have not yet written off range-challenged Wilmer Flores as their No. 1 shortstop, although Ruben Tejada recently has started to chip away at least modestly at Flores’ playing time. Flores, in fact, has a team-leading four home runs. Still, the consensus among in-the-know..." May 14

  • Troy Tulowitzki mulls asking Rockies for trade

    New York Post "One of the most vital moments of this season will occur Thursday at a breakfast meeting in Los Angeles between Troy Tulowitzki and his longtime agent, Paul Cohen. The two will decide whether it is time to ask Rockies management for a trade. “To say that it is not a possibility would be..." May 13

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    CarGo hits second, Tulo 3rd for #Rockies today vs. #Reds @SaltRiverFields

  • Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki will begin running next week

    Sporting News "The Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are recovering from offseason surgeries and are hopeful about starting on opening day, the team reported on Saturday. Both players are former All-Stars and have battled injuries on and off over the last two seasons. They are expected to start..." March 01

  • Troy Tulowitzki reports for Rockies spring training aware of injury doubts

    Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki reported to the Rockies' spring training headquarters Monday eager to erase any doubts about his surgically-repaired left hip — more eager, even, than he's allowed to be. "I'm ready to go," Tulowitzki said from the Rockies clubhouse at Salt Rivers Fields. "As far as my schedule..." February 23

  • Rockies owner: Troy Tulowitzki to Mets ‘not happening’

    New York Post "Charlie Monfort, co-owner of the Colorado Rockies, smiled when The Post told him of the many Mets fans who would love to see Troy Tulowitzki get traded to Citi Field. “It’s not happening,” Monfort responded. Even as Tulowitzki has sent passive-aggressive signs that he wouldn’t mind leaving..." January 16

  • Sandy suggests Tulowitzki dream is dead and Flores is the man

    New York Post "The door has all but closed on the possibility the Mets will acquire a new shortstop this winter. Stephen Drew this week was among the last of the free-agent shortstops to come off the board — he is headed back to the Yankees — after options such as Jed Lowrie and Asdrubal Cabrera signed..." January 08

  • Mets can be a real threat, and the man they need rhymes with Schmroy Schmulowitzki

    Sporting News "Last week was the last #AskSpector Tweetbag before Christmas, and this is the last #AskSpector Tweetbag of 2014. Regular readers will recognize this opening passage as something to skip over to just get to the questions and answers. New readers are welcome to do the same, but also to know that you..." December 29

  • Say hey, baseball: Troy Tulowitzki is the new Matt Kemp

    SB Nation "Your Christmas Eve baseball includes a passing of the torch to Troy Tulowitzki, insight into the Matt Kemp trade, and your 2014 World Series champion Royals. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of stories,..." December 25

  • Mets-Tulo? '5 percent' chance ... at best

    ESPN New York "The Mets and Rockies have engaged in some talks this offseason regarding Troy Tulowitzki, but a well-placed source told the chances of something ever materializing are 5 percent at best. No talks are believed to have been overly recent. And an insider said the Mets fans..." December 19