Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 6/6/12
It might be time to pull the plug on Jeremy Guthrie.For the third straight game, the story for the Colorado Rockies is their starting pitcher.Tuesday night's story, however, tells quite the opposite tale. In Phoenix, Jeremy Guthrie was hit hard by the Diamondbacks, giving up seven earned runs on 11 hits in just 3-1/3 innings. The Rockies went on to lose 10-0, getting a performance from Ian Kennedy that hasn't been seen since he won 20 games a year ago.One week ago the Rockies designated Jamie Moyer for assignment, giving up on the 49-year-old because he was ineffective. He gave up too many home runs and all too often couldn't keep the offense close enough to at least have a chance.If ineffectiveness was the reason Moyer is no longer a Rockie, what is the excuse for Guthrie? The right-hander has been a gigantic bust for the Rockies. The trade that sent Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom to the Baltimore Orioles for what the Rockies were selling as a serviceable ace has been nothing shor...
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