Todd Helton's 2,500th hit

Todd Helton's 2,500th hit

The Colorado Rockies' first baseman reached the milestone Sunday in a win over Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, applies the tag to Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton as he reaches second base with a double for his 2,500th career hit under the watch of second base umpire Jordan Baker  in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, applies the tag to Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton as he reaches second base with a double for his 2,500th career hit under the watch of second base umpire Jordan Baker in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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