Nick Groke of the Denver Post has more on Lyles' dominating performance, noting that the Rockies now have something to think about when the time comes to activate Tyler Chatwood from the disabled list.
Wilton Lopez is constantly the target of the vitriol of fans at 20th and Blake. Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post feeds into that in his latest mailbag, pondering whether or not the Rockies should option the reliever to Triple-A to get his head straight.
Around the league
We saw first-hand how good the Marlins have a chance to be, and SB Nation's Grant Brisbee examines how they can get there.
A trio of NL West players -- Mark Trumbo, Brandon Belt and Carlos Gonzalez -- are among the league's home run leaders early in the season.