Rockies' Tulowitzki leaves Saturday's game

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a left leg cramp.

With two outs in the third, Tulowitzki hit a grounder to short and started to limp while running down the first base line. He immediately went into the dugout then into the locker room.

Josh Rutledge came on to take Tulowitzki's place in the field at the start of the fourth.

The team later said that he had a cramp in the tensor fascia latae of his left thigh.

Coming into the game, Tulowitzki was batting a Major League-leading .342 with 21 home runs and 52 RBI.

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