Denver Post: Hoffman Setback Hurts Opening Day Hopes

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jeff Hoffman escaped serious damage to his shoulder, the Rockies right-hander hopes, but his chances of making the club’s opening day roster are becoming slim.

Hoffman on Sunday was scratched from a scheduled appearance in Tempe but his shoulder was wrapped again Monday and the Rockies said they will keep him out of games for 7-10 days.

“We need to let this quiet down,” Colorado manager Bud Black said. “It’s a little bit of a frustrating point for Jeff and for us.”

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