MIAMI – Colorado Rockies first baseman Daniel Murphy is out indefinitely with a broken finger on his left hand
Murphy was injured diving for a sharp grounder in the fourth inning Friday night against the Miami Marlins. He was the first hit with the Rockies in the ninth inning, but his finger was worn overnight
Murphy said Saturday that X-rays showed a tip on his left index finger. He said he will visit a specialist on Monday and will go on the injured list, although an official roster has not been made.
Murphy signed a two-year, $ 24 million free-agent contract with Colorado in the offseason . He is a career .299 hitter in 11 seasons.
Ryan McMahon filled in at the Rockies first on Saturday during a 7-3 loss to Miami. He and Mark Reynolds are likely to be the primary replacements while Murphy is sidelined.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.