3 game series vs Cubs @ Wrigley Field
|Fri 08/24|| WP: James Russell (6 - 1) |
SV: Carlos Marmol
LP: Matt Belisle (3 - 5)
|3 - 5 loss|
|Sat 08/25|| WP: Carlos Torres (3 - 1) |
SV: Rafael Betancourt
LP: Manuel Corpas (0 - 1)
|4 - 3 win|
Sunday, Aug 26, 2012, 12:20 PM MDT
Jhoulys Chacin vs Chris Volstad
#45 / Pitcher / Colorado Rockies
Jan 07, 1988
#32 / Pitcher / Chicago Cubs
Sep 23, 1986
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Jhoulys Chacin was very effective in his return to the big leagues, using just 73 pitches to get through six innings while allowing only one run on four hits. Building on that would be huge for both Chacin and the Rockies. Meanwhile, Chris Volstad, who was once a hyped prospect for the Miami Marlins, has fizzled out big time at the major league level, turning into a slightly better version of Greg Reynolds. Volstad has been the victim of a bit of bad luck this season, but overall, his stuff matches his numbers.
With a win today, the Rockies will finish the road trip 6-1, which will be the third best trip in franchise history. That would truly be remarkable in a season that has been as much of a shitshow as 2012 has. Personally, I'm rooting for it; I know the majority of the people here are too, and that's why I love all of you.
Lineups after the jump.
Try this again. Rox lineup Blackmon LeMahieu Pacheco CarGo Rosario Colvin Nelson Herrera Chacin— Troy Renck, Rockies (@TroyRenck) August 26, 2012
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) August 26, 2012
#Cubs lineup vs #Rockies: DeJesus RF, Valbuena 3B, Rizzo 1B, Soriano LF, Castro SS, Clevenger C, Jackson CF, Barney 2B, Volstad P