Rockies Option Second Baseman Josh Rutledge to Triple-A

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Rockies Option Second Baseman Josh Rutledge to Triple-A
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Josh Rutledge showed signs of promise in 2012 when he hit eight home runs, stole seven bases and registered a .775 OPS in 73 games as a 23-year-old. But the middle infielder has failed to meet the hype so far in 2013 and was officially optioned Wednesday evening to Triple-A Colorado Springs according to beat writer Troy Renck of the Denver Post.

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