A victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks last weekend continued Jorge De La Rosa's successful start.
However, he's yet to beat the Diamondbacks at Chase Field.
Riding a 17-inning scoreless stretch, the veteran left-hander hopes to change that and help the Colorado Rockies to a fourth consecutive road win Thursday night against the Diamondbacks.
After De La Rosa (2-1, 2.82 ERA) did not allow a run in the final five innings of a 4-2 loss at San Francisco on April 8, he's yielded two hits over six scoreless frames in each of his last two outings. The latest in Saturday's 4-3 win at Coors Field, where he improved to 7-0 with a 1.38 ERA in eight starts versus Arizona (12-9).
It's been an impressive start for De La Rosa, who returned late last season after missing more than a year while recovering from Tommy John surgery.
"That's in the past,'' said De La Rosa, who turned 32 earlier this month. "I feel very good right now.''
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