Clint Barmes appears to have taken over the starting 2B job from rookie Jayson Nix. Barmes has played in 12 games for the Rockies this season and he is 16 for 40 (.400 avg, 1.079 OPS) with 6 runs scored, 1 homer, 8 RBIs and 1 stolen base. Barmes lost his starting job at shortstop to Troy Tulowitzki last season but he kept his head up. Rookie Jayson Nix was handed the starting job in spring training and he appears to already have lost it. Nix has played in 14 games this season for the Rockies and he is 5 for 38 (.132 avg, .408 OPS) with 2 runs scored, 2 RBIs and 1 stolen base.