Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 7/24/12
Carlos Torres pitched well on Monday night.Jonathan Sanchez fits right in with the Colorado Rockies.The former San Francisco Giant, then Kansas City Royal made his Colorado Rockies debut on Monday night in Phoenix. The lefty went four innings, giving up five earned runs on six hits. He struck out five but walked four, an issue Sanchez has dealt with his entire career.The pitching has been the issue. That might be the most obvious statement made in the history of Major League Baseball. However, if this Rockies team even had decent starting pitching, their record would be closer to .500 rather than potentially losing 100 games.A poor pitching performance from Sanchez was all the Diamondbacks needed with Ian Kennedy on the mound. The 20-game-winner from a year ago pitched eight innings, giving up two runs on five hits. He struck out seven and didn't walk a batter. It was a performance that the Rockies would love to see just once or twice from their starting pitchers.While it is easy to...
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