Found September 18, 2012 on Denver Sports Chat:
Denver, CO. The Colorado Rockies will look to bring some sanity back to the starting rotation with the return of Jorge De La Rosa Thursday against the San Francisco Giants. Following Tommy John surgery, De La Rosa has had a slow recovery but will make the first step back to the team. Throughout his recovery there have been many set backs and frustration for Jorge. Initially the Rockies believed he may be back in the rotation in early July but his arm strength did not return and arm soreness slowed his come back. With the young rotation as it currently stands, De La Rosa will bring some veteran leadership back to a tired and struggling rotation. With his return and Jhoulys Chacin throwing well the Rockies could be setting up their rotation for 2013. If Jeff Francis returns next year the Rockies will have an experienced rotation at the front of the starters with Drew Pomeranz and Christian Freidrich tying up the starting five. This bodes well with Tyler Chatwood battling for a sta...
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