Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 10/30/14
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Jon Garland made an impressive Colorado Rockies debut.So far, so good for the Colorado Rockies.The team is officially done with the first time through their starting rotation. Who would have guessed that the Rockies would be 4-1? The interesting thing is that none of the Rockies wins have featured the offense climbing back into it. Every win has come, in large part, because of a strong effort from the starting pitcher.On Saturday night it was newcomer Jon Garland's turn. If Garland was even slightly intimidated by pitching at Coors Field, he didn't show it. The former All-Star, making his first start since June 1st of 2011, pitched six strong innings. He gave up two earned runs on five hits. He walked two and struck out two.However, what was impressive about what Garland was the fashion in which he accomplished his strong outing. The righty recorded 11 outs via the ground ball, and only one out in the air. In his first start in a Rockies uniform, he showed that he knows the ...
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