Found July 29, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Christian Friedrich has shown some flashes of serious talent.The Colorado Rockies should apologize to Christian Friedrich and the rest of the starting pitching staff.On Saturday night at Coors Field, the rookie took the mound against the hottest team in baseball, the Cincinnati Reds. The lefty pitched his way through the first inning in just eight pitches, looking like he had his best stuff.When the Rockies offense scored three runs in the bottom half of the 1st inning off of Johnny Cueto, it looked like Colorado might be in pretty good shape. Then came the home run barrage by the Reds.In the top of the 2nd inning, Ryan Ludwick and Todd Frazier both hit no-doubt home runs. Ludwick's landed on the pavilion above the left field bleachers. In the top of the 3rd inning, Drew Stubbs joined the action, knocking a solo shot of his own.The three home runs were sandwiched between six outs. Friedrich, despite giving up the home runs and the lead, wasn't pitching all that bad. The left...
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