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Troy Tulowitzki
Birthdate: 10/10/1984 (32 y, 5 m, 15 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/205     Position: SS
Drafted: 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 7, Overall: 7, Team: Colorado Rockies
Contract: $157.8M / 10 Years (2011 - 2020) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Tulowitzki went 0-for-2 with a strikeout in his spring debut Sunday versus Tampa Bay. (3/6/2017)
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Profile: Trivia time: When do you think is the last time Tulowitzki played over 130 games in a season? It was a trick question; he got into 131 with the Jays last year. Still, the idea that Tulo can't stay healthy is something he can't shake, as he's played in more than 140 games just once (!) since the 2009 season. Worse yet is that he hasn't been particularly good for the Jays, as he's hit just .250/.318/.427 while getting into roughly a full season's worth of games (172 games, 727 PA). In that time frame, he's got 29 home runs, 96 RBI and 86 runs scored. In 5x5 and non-saber leagues that's still a fairly good line for a shortstop, but that "stay healthy" bugaboo is still going to follow Tulo and isn't likely to disappear as he heads into his age-32 season. With that said, the time for him to be a value buy is right now. He's still hitting in a great lineup in a place that's good for hitting, and he's going behind guys like Eduardo Nunez, Elvis Andrus and Tim Anderson in drafts right now. Seriously. NFBC has him as an average pick of 162, making him the No. 12 shortstop. There's ample opportunity to get a steal here. (@Brandon_Warne)

The Quick Opinion: Tulo hasn't been a star in a hot minute, but there's ample opportunity for him to be a value pick in leagues this year. Leverage him with a youngster like Dansby Swanson or Marcus Semien and you should have a good shot at hitting on one of them -- if not both. 

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