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DENVER – Colorado Rockies sophomore shortstop Trevor Story has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation.

Story’s injury is excepted to be short term. His injury occurred on a field check swing Tuesday night.

Story is batting .180 in 33 games of play this season. After his breakout freshman campaign he is struggled at nearly everything this season at the plate. His defense has been terrific however.

Pat Valaika and Alexi Amarista will take the duties of shortstop while Story is out. Ian Desmond a former shortstop is not a possibility to play the position at this time for the Rockies.

Jake Shapiro

Since he was a teenager Jake has been a credentialed reporter, now he works on the Colorado Buffaloes and Colorado Rockies beats for BSN Denver. Shap was discovered by a BSN Denver employee while picking a fight in Beer League Softball—despite his five-foot-three frame—earning him respect and a job. He does play-by-play on the radio for all CU games, and studied Journalism at the University of Colorado. Follow him on Twitter @Shapalicious.