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Jhoulys Chacin was phenomenal on Sunday for the Rockies.It might be easy to forget, but at one point, Jhoulys Chacin was an extremely highly touted prospect coming up through the Colorado Rockies system.Chacin made his debut in July of 2009 and showed potential. He had a biting slider and a changeup that dropped off of the table. Chacin struggled with command, but those who watched him knew what his potential was.After showing signs of brilliance, while being overshadowed by the success of Ubaldo Jimenez, Chacin somehow managed to slip off of the radar for most baseball fans. He showed up to spring training in 2012 with a chance to be the ace. However, those chances were deflated when general manager Dan O'Dowd made comments that Chacin had gained too much weight in the offseason and didn't work hard enough. Eager to prove O'Dowd wrong, Chacin tried to pitch through a hurt arm. After struggling early, the Rockies discovered nerve damage in Chacin's right pectoral mus...
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