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Tulowitzki (hip) resumed infield work this week, reports. "He's swinging fully, he's taking batting practice in the cage, and this week he's starting to add taking ground balls in the infield and really starting to ramp up the pure baseball activity," Rockies GM Jeff Bridich said.

Manager Walt Weiss said last month that Tulowitzki was ahead of schedule in his recovery from August hip surgery, and it sounds like the four-time All-Star is continuing to make steady progress. Tulowitzki was in Denver last week for a routine checkup and "everything's great," according to Bridich. It seems Tulowitzki is on track for spring training, though Weiss cautioned that both Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez (knee) likely won't play a lot in the Cactus League. "It's smart not to play these guys a lot in the spring, since I see them playing a lot during the season," Weiss said.

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Tulowitzki (hip) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from hip surgery and Rockies manager Walt Weiss isn't ruling out the possibility of having his star shortstop available for the start of spring training.

Speaking to reporters during a media session at the Winter Meetings, Weiss did not elaborate on the specifics of the original timetable for Tulowitzki's return. That he is ahead of schedule is undoubtedly a good sign, but until Tulowitzki is on the field in game action and without significant limitations, there will be a cloud of uncertainty regarding his expected workload at the beginning of the season.

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The Rockies are willing to listen to offers for Tulowitzki (hip), the Denver Post reports.

Nothing is imminent, but the Rockies are "keeping their eyes and ears open" for potential deals for their top starts, Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez. Of the two, Gonzalez seems more likely to be traded, with the team surprisingly extending Michael Cuddyer a $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday. It does not appears Cuddyer would have a starting spot available unless a corner outfielder is moved this winter. Moreover, Gonzalez's contract is much more tradeable, as he's owed $53 million over the next three years, whereas Tulowitzki is owed $118 million through 2020 and would receive an additional $2 million assignment bonus if he's dealt. Tulowitzki's career OPS is over 140 points below his mark at Coors Field, and his health is a big question mark, but all that aside, there figures to be a couple teams that at least test the waters on a trade. He said Wednesday that his hip feels good and he is on schedule in his rehab.

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Tulowitzki (hip) was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list Monday.

Tulowitzki has progressed past the need for crutches after undergoing a procedure on his hip in mid-August that sidelined him for the remainder of the season. He is expected to be ready for the beginning of spring training barring a setback in his rehab.

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Tulowitzki is no longer using crutches and should soon begin rehabbing his surgically-repaired hip, Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports.

Tulowitzki underwent the season-ending procedure on his hip in mid-April and fully expects to be available for the start of spring training. He doesn't think the injury will be something that might reemerge next season, citing that former teammate Todd Helton underwent a similar procedure after the 2012 season and returned the following spring without experiencing any pain.

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Tulowitzki (hip) was moved to the 60-day DL Tuesday, the Denver Post's Nick Groke reports.

He recently underwent season-ending surgery and will be under physician's care for the next 7-to-10 days, but he's expected to recover fully in time for spring training. The move to the 60-day DL was simply to clear a spot on the 40-man roster.

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Tulowitzki (hip) will remain under physician's care in Vail, Colo. for the next seven-to-10 days after undergoing season-ending surgery Friday, Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports.

Since it's already been established that Tulowitzki won't play again in 2014, the news doesn't have many immediate implications. Fantasy owners considering holding Tulowitzki in keeper leagues will surely want to track his offseason progress in his recovery from the surgery, though it's anticipated that he will be fully healthy for spring training. How long the oft-injured shortstop may stay healthy upon returning to action is anyone's guess.

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Tulowitzki (hip) underwent successful labral repair surgery Friday.

After discussing his treatment options with a specialist, Tulowitzki opted for surgery and he will miss the rest of this season as a result. Given his five-month estimated recovery timetable, it's at least possible Tulowitzki could remain limited into the initial weeks of spring training, but the 29-year-old is likely aiming to be ready for Opening Day. While the per-game offensive production is certainly elite, especially from the shortstop position, Tulowitzki's injury history should once again temper expectations heading into 2015.

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Tulowitzki (hip) is expected to require five months' recovery time once he undergoes surgery to repair his torn labrum Friday, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

First placed on the DL on July 22 with what was considered a left hip flexor strain, Tulowitzki was diagnosed with the labrum tear following Wednesday's visit with a specialist. It's the second time in three years Tulowitzki has been unable to finish the season, though the shortstop is on track to be healthy for spring training. Still, the development that has to be especially frustrating this time around for Tulowitzki, considering he's implemented a wide range of preventative-maintenance activities into his daily routine the last two years in an attempt to preserve his body for the rigors of a full season. With a .340 average and 21 homers in 91 games, Tulowitzki was a leading contender for the NL MVP award before succumbing to the season-ending injury, which should make him a high-risk, high-reward selection in fantasy drafts yet again in 2015.

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Tulowitzki will undergo labral repair surgery Friday on his left hip and will miss the rest of the season,'s Thomas Harding reports.

It was believed that Tulowitzki would be able to return at some point in August, but it appears his injury was more serious that originally expected, and he will not play again this season. With Tulowitzki sidelined, Josh Rutledge figures to be the Rockies' primary shortstop the rest of the way.