Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Jorge De La Rosa has earned the right to have a bad outing.Interestingly enough, the Atlanta Braves were able to do what the Colorado Rockies failed to do in their 10-game homestand. They beat a team that they should have beaten at home.The Braves came from five runs down, then answered the Rockies again, climbing back over Colorado after the Rockies had regained the lead. After a blown save in the 9th inning, the Braves beat Edgmer Escalona and the Rockies with a walk-off double to left-center field, giving the Braves a 9-8 victory.The loss spoiled a five-hit night for Carlos Gonzalez. The outburst came after not seeing a Major League pitch since Thursday. Although the national media is determined to discount the performances of anyone who plays half of their games at Coors Field, CarGo has shown that he is the real deal. He can hit anywhere. He is one of the games elite.The talk of the loss might center around Jorge De La Rosa. The Rockies lefty simply didn't have his best stuff. ...
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