Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 10/29/14
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Jorge De La Rosa was phenomenal on Tuesday.Jorge De La Rosa came into spring training as the biggest question mark for the Colorado Rockies in 2013.After a year-and-a-half recovery process from Tommy John surgery, coupled with De La Rosa's past issues with his own psyche, to come into 2013 leaning on De La Rosa as a dependable starting pitcher for the Rockies was one of the many reasons that critics saw the Rockies as a 100-loss team.Through the first five weeks of the season, the hard-throwing lefty is showing that he is someone who the club can lean on, and who has the capability on any given night to dominate the opposition. Tuesday night against the Yankees happened to be that night for De La Rosa.As the rain fell on Coors Field, continuing the tough weather luck the Rockies have had at home, De La Rosa dominated the Yankees. He pitched six shutout innings, giving up just three hits. He walked one and struck out two.De La Rosa recorded nine outs via the groundball, with only...
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