Gonzalez leaves game on Monday

Gonzalez leaves game on Monday

DENVER -- Nationals shortstop Alberto Gonzalez left Monday's game against the Rockies with a left glute contusion. He is listed as day-to-day.

Gonzalez was injured in the fourth inning, when he slid hard into third base. He stayed in the game, but was taken out two innings later. Gonzalez was replaced by Pete Orr.

Gonzalez went 2-for-3 in the game.

Bill Ladson is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.