Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 9/30/14

Left-hander Jorge De La Rosa has a “strong chance” of making his season debut for the Colorado Rockies this week, reports Troy Renck of The Denver Post:

“There’s a strong chance he will start for us, but I don’t know when until I hear from the training staff,” manager Jim Tracy said Sunday.

De La Rosa last appeared for the Rockies on May 24 of 2011.  His season ended after he underwent elbow surgery.
The 31-year-old has been rehabbing in the minors, as he’s made seven starts between four levels of the Rockies’ farm system.  Over 20 1/3 innings pitched, De La Rosa has maintained an ERA and WHIP of 6.64 and 1.770.
De La Rosa is making $10 million this season and his contract includes an $11 million player option for 2013.  His health and productivity could play a large role in determining the Rockies’ success next year.  Over four seasons with the Rockies he’s maintained an ERA and WHIP of 4.38 and 1.362.
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