Originally written April 19, 2012 on Rockies Review:
A day after Jamie Moyer made history on the mound at Coors Field, Juan Nicasio accomplished something that should be getting just as much attention as Moyer's accomplishment.Juan Nicasio is a key cog to the Rockies success.Nicasio, still just eight months removed from breaking his C1 vertebrae after getting struck by a line drive, was  brilliant for the Colorado Rockies.His line hardly reflected how good of an outing he actually had. In 6-2/3 innings, the righty gave up four earned runs on seven hits. He struck out five and didn't walk a batter. He left the game with only two runs on the board, but was responsible for two runs that came across after Esmil Rogers took the mound.Throw out the numbers with Nicasio. He has three starts under his belt in 2012 and his second one wasn't pretty. His 6.19 ERA doesn't accurately reflect how well he has pitched.In his first start in Houston, he gave up just one run before in seven innings before a defensive miscue cost him a wi...
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