Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 7/27/13
When the Colorado Rockies traded Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels for Tyler Chatwood, they knew they were getting a talented young arm. They may not have known just how talented he was.On Friday night at Coors Field, Chatwood added to his breakout season. He went seven innings, giving up two runs on six hits. The most impressive part of his line, however, comes next. Eleven strikeouts to go along with zero walks.Tyler Chatwood has been a huge surprise for the RockiesIt doesn't matter if Chatwood was facing a Ryan Braun-less Milwaukee Brewers lineup. There wasn't a lineup in baseball that would have done well against Chatwood on this night. His slider was working well, his fastball was humming, and filling up the strike zone.When outfielders stand around looking bored, it usually means the starting pitcher is doing well. Chatwood recording 11 strikeouts is impressive enough, but the other eight outs were all recorded on the infield. Not a single fly ball out came in his seven...
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