Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 11/11/14
Jeff Manship was asked to make another start for the Rockies.Jeff Manship was given an opportunity to pitch in an emergency situation last Thursday in New York. He pitched five decent innings, enough to give the Colorado Rockies confidence to let him get another start.Or was it because the Rockies had no option?Either way, the Rockies had Manship on the hill for his second start of the season, and he pitched the way a guy who was sporting a 4.85 ERA in Triple-A might pitch at the big league level.After the Rockies offense got things going in the 1st inning, scoring four runs and giving Manship a three-run cushion, the Rockies call-up proceeded to give the lead away, allowing the Padres to score four runs of their own in the top of the 3rd inning.Manship held on to pitch five innings, perhaps accomplishing one thing on the day, not completely burning out the bullpen.Without being overly negative about the Rockies situation, Manship represents what the problem is with the Rockies. The...
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