"He's a big league player," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "He's handled it well, it sounds like. He's showing that he can play there, too."
• When the Rockies called up outfielder Charlie Blackmon on Sunday, they considered Tyler Colvin, who hit .290 with 18 home runs and 72 RBIs in 136 Major League games last year. However, Blackmon, at .336 with 10 doubles, two triples and three home runs for Colorado Springs, earned the nod over Colvin, who is currently at .278 with four home runs, four double and two triples.