Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 7/22/13
Tyler Chatwood has the Rockies contending.The mark of a mature pitcher is one when he gets in trouble, he is able to work his way out of it. Tyler Chatwood has shown that he is a mature pitcher.On Sunday, as the Rockies held on to a 4-3 victory, Chatwood continued his impressive, and frankly, dominate season. He gave up two runs--one earned-- in six innings worth of work. He gave up seven hits in the six frames along with four walks and two strikeouts.Usually when a pitcher allows 11 base runners in six innings of work, they give up more than one earned run. However, the fact that Chatwood wasn't perfect speaks to how good he has become in such a short period of time.In the 1st inning, Chatwood gave up back-to-back singles to Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo. With one out, Alfonso Soriano hit a slow roller to short that moved the runners to second and third base with two outs. Chatwood then walked Nate Schierholz, loading the bases and making things look like they could get ugly for...
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