Colorado Rockies put C.J. Cron (back) on IL

May 4, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies first baseman C.J. Cron (25) rounds the bases after his two-run home run in the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The Colorado Rockies put first baseman C.J. Cron on the 10-day injured list on Monday with a lower back strain.

The move is retroactive to May 7. Cron hasn’t played since May 5 with the issue.

Cron, 31, is batting .290/.394/.495 with five home runs, 15 RBIs and 17 runs scored in 29 games, his first season in Colorado. Cron has belted 123 home runs in seven-plus seasons.

Matt Adams and Connor Joe have spelled Cron at first base.

The Rockies did not announce a corresponding move.

–Field Level Media