The Colorado Rockies have apologized for distributing Troy Tulowitzki jerseys Saturday night at Coors Field, with the star shortstop's last name misspelled.

The Rockies gave away 15,000 jerseys to fans, but with the name misspelled Tulowizki.

The Rockies tweeted their "sincere apologies" and have plans to reproduce the jersey and have offered fans to exchange them at a game in September or at team dugout stores.

Tulowitzki has been on the disabled list for a thigh injury, making a surprise appearance at Yankee Stadium Sunday for a game with the Toronto Blue Jays, Yahoo.com reported. It created buzz that the impending free agent has interest in being a Yankee, though Tulowitzki told the Denver Post he went to see Derek Jeter play one more time, and it was a short drive from Philadelphia, where he was to see Dr. William Meyers, who specializes in sports injuries

Saturday also saw some spelling problems in Stockton for Sean Doolittle bobblehead day for the A's Class-A team, as the A's reliever's name was a letter short as well on the nameplate of the bobblehead, which went out to 10,000 fans.

Doolittle hasn't gotten one of the bobbleheads yet -- and he would like to -- but he's heard about them. "They spelled the name wrong,'' he said, breaking into a grin. `D-O-O-L-I-T-T-E.' I'd still like one, though.''

Staff writer John Hickey contributed to this report.



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