|Bats / Throws||Right / Right|
|Date of Birth||11/15/1992|
|Height, Weight||6'1", 210 lbs|
|Drafted||2011 - Sup. Rd|
Story went 3-for-5 with two home runs, three runs scored and three RBI in Friday's 10-8 win over the Padres.
The slugging shortstop has 32 homers, 20 steals, 79 RBI and a career-high 104 runs on the year to go with his robust .297/.356/.554 slash line. Story has 14 games left on the schedule -- eight of them at home in Coors Field -- to match or exceed the career-high 37 home runs he hit last year.
Story is not in Thursday's lineup against the Cardinals.
He had started 17 games in a row, hitting .296 with two home runs and two steals over that stretch. Garrett Hampson will start at shortstop and lead off.
Story went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a pair of runs in the Rockies' 16-9 defeat to the Dodgers on Monday.
Story officially reached the 30-homer plateau for a second straight season with a leadoff solo shot off Walker Buehler in the first inning. He's been a fantastic cross-category asset once again in 2019, as the 26-year-old is now slashing .298/.360/.561 through 125 games with 76 RBI, 34 doubles and five triples, while also stealing 19 bases in 27 attempts.
Story went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, a double and another run scored in Friday's loss to the Pirates.
Story wasted no time in getting the scoring started by taking Dario Agrazal deep for a leadoff homer. He also doubled and scored again in the fifth. The talented outfielder is now on a seven-game hitting streak, racking up 12 hits over the last seven games. On the season, Story is slashing .300/.363/.563 29 with 29 home runs, 97 runs scored, 34 doubles and 19 stolen bases.
Story is starting at shortstop and hitting leadoff Wednesday against the Red Sox, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
Story has primarily hit second this season, but he'll swap places in the order with Charlie Blackmon with a left-hander in Eduardo Rodriquez starting for the Red Sox. The shortstop has been dialed in since the start of August, slashing .380/.443/.652 with six home runs and five stolen bases in 23 games.