Found October 08, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Colorado Rockies have exercised left-handed starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa's 2014 option, the team has announced, meaning he'll spend at least one more season in the Mile High city. #Rockies have exercised their 2014 club option on LHP Jorge De La Rosa. He was 16-6 w/ a 3.49 ERA in '13. #HipHipJorge — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) October 8, 2013 The option will pay De La Rosa $11 million in 2014, the same amount he made this season. It was a no brainer for the Rockies, as De La Rosa turned in arguably the best season of his career in 2013, posting an ERA and WHIP of 3.49 and 1.384 over 30 starts spanning 167 2/3 innings. De La Rosa has dealt with injuries and ineffectiveness over recent seasons, as he only started 33 games from 2010-12. He faced thumb ailments throughout the season, but they weren't able to sideline him for extended stretches. De La Rosa is 32 years old, and 2014 will be the last season of his current contract with the Rockies. If he's able to turn in another solid season, especially considering he calls Coors Field home, he should put himself in line for either a nice extension with the Rockies or a hefty payday on the free-agent market next winter. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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