Found June 24, 2013 on Rockies Review:
Michael Cuddyer should be in the All-Star conversation.A win is a win. Especially considering the Colorado Rockies record on their nine-game road trip. On Sunday, the Rockies held on for a 7-6 victory over the Nationals after holding a 7-0 lead in the early innings.Jorge De La Rosa, a bright spot in the Rockies 2013 season, worked six innings and gave up two runs. After walking the first Nationals batter of the game, it was clear that De La Rosa didn't have his best stuff. In years past that may have been a concern. The De La Rosa that the Rockies have had the pleasure of witnessing in 2013 has learned how to be a pitcher, regardless of having his best stuff.The difference between a pitcher and a guy who has good stuff and can get outs most of the time is what that guy can do when he doesn't have his best stuff. If that is the litmus test, De La Rosa passed with flying colors on Sunday.The lefty gave up seven hits and walked three overall on Sunday in his six innings of work...
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