Found September 16, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Colorado Rockies have scratched left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, who continues to recover from a thumb injury, from his regularly-scheduled start today. De La Rosa's next start is slated for Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to Troy Renck of The Denver Post. In a brief news interruption, Jorge De La Rosa will make his next Saturday vs Dbacks at Coors Field not sure on Monday starter yet — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) September 15, 2013 De La Rosa suffered his thumb injury last week during his most recent appearance. He left the start after only two innings due to soreness in his thumb. The thumb had been causing De La Rosa issues for some time, as he admitted after the game that he had experienced increased discomfort leading up to the contest. He's battled thumb problems since June, and he's also dealt with blisters on his fingers throughout his career. The Rockies have no reason to rush De La Rosa back to action, so if he was experiencing any level of discomfort over the weekend it was wise for the team to keep him sidelined. We'll see if another few days off allows him to return to the team's rotation, but Colorado could ultimately elect to shut him down for the remainder of the year. De La Rosa has been one of the Rockies' top performers, posting an ERA of 3.49 while compiling 16 wins over 30 appearances. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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