Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/18/12
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Jhoulys Chacin will rejoin the Colorado Rockies rotation and start Tuesday against the Mets in New York. He last pitched for the Rockies on May 1 and has been sidelined with an irritated nerve in his right pectoral muscle. Manager Jim Tracy made the announcement about Chacin before the Rockies lost 6-5 to the Marlins in a game where the Rockies led 2-1 and 5-5. Giancarlo Stanton tied the game when he began the sixth with a home run off Josh Roenicke that traveled an estimated 474 feet. Donovan Solano followed with a triple, and with one out, John Buck doubled home what proved to be the winning run. Chacin made his fifth rehab start Thursday and his second for Triple-A Colorado Springs. He gave up five hits and one run in seven innings and threw 91 pitches, 55 strikes. "Jhoulys Chacin had a tremendous outing last night," manager Jim Tracy said. "He got into the 90-pitch range. He pitched into the eighth inning. He threw the ball extremely well from what I understand, and he cam...
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