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Game #19: Chris Volstad vs. Jorge de la Rosa

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It is hard to believe, but the Colorado Rockies have managed just one winning streak on this young season. They have a chance to double that today after taking the nightcap from yesterday's double header.

Current Series

4 game series vs Marlins @ Coors Field

Fri 04/23 Postponed
Sat 04/24 WP: Ricky Nolasco (2 - 0)
SV: Leo Nunez
LP: Greg Smith (1 - 2)
1 - 4 loss
Sat 04/24 WP: Aaron Cook (1 - 2)
LP: Nate Robertson (2 - 1)
8 - 1 win

Florida Marlins
@ Colorado Rockies

Sunday, Apr 25, 2010, 3:05 PM MDT
Coors Field

Chris Volstad vs Jorge De La Rosa

Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 55.

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With a win today, the Rockies would win their third series in six attempts. Lineups and pitching matchups after the jump. Oh the anticipation - will EY2 be in the starting lineup?!

Chris Volstad

#41 / Pitcher / Florida Marlins





Sep 23, 1986

2010 - Chris Volstad 1-1 3.79 1.16 8 7

Volstad is just 23 years old but is already pitching in his third major league season. His starts have been remarkably consistent, as he has allowed 3 runs on five hits in all three starts, pitching between six and seven innings each outing. No Rockie has more than nine career PA against Volstad, but Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki have each gone deep on the tall right-hander, while Todd Helton doubled, tripled and walked twice in six career PA.

Jorge De La Rosa

#29 / Pitcher / Colorado Rockies





Apr 05, 1981

2010 - Jorge De La Rosa 2-1 4.00 1.44 20 10

De la Rosa has turned in three completely different starts so far. The Marlins have hit DLR pretty well in his career, with five batters posting a .900+ OPS off of him, led by Hanley Ramirez, who has reached base in eight of fourteen plate appearances. Jorge Cantu is the only Marlin to hit a home run our lefty.


Florida Marlins @ Colorado Rockies

04/25/10 3:05 PM MDT

Florida Marlins Colorado Rockies
Chris Coghlan - LF Carlos Gonzalez - RF
Gaby Sanchez - 1B Dexter Fowler - CF
Hanley Ramirez - SS Todd Helton - 1B
Jorge Cantu - 3B Troy Tulowitzki - SS
Dan Uggla - 2B Seth Smith - LF
Ronny Paulino - C Miguel Olivo - C
Cody Ross - CF Ian Stewart - 3B
Brett Carroll - RF Clint Barmes - 2B
Chris Volstad - P Jorge De La Rosa - P