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Don't expect Fans of the Colorado Rockies were angry and upset when the team announced a crazy new theory.The club announced that they would be going with a four-man rotation where the starting pitcher was done after 75-pitches, and another "starting" pitcher would come in afterwards and throw up to 50 pitches. The theory made nearly everyone shake their heads and made the Rockies the butt of many jokes from around the league.The complaint was that the decision made no sense. The decision was made in an effort to get the starters to throw strikes and become more efficient. However, the critics questioned what it would do to the bullpen. Even with the lack of success from the starters before the implementation, the fact is, every now and then, the bullpen got a few days off here and there, or at least a couple of games now and then that would make the burden a little lighter.Throughout the implementation, the starting pitching, with the exception of Jeff Francis, hasn&#...
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