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Game 137: Jeff Francis vs. Cliff Lee

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Fun fact for y'all: Cliff Lee is 4-7 this year. He also has a 3.52 ERA -- about a point better than any of Colorado's starters. Oh and 3.5 fWAR (the Rockies' best is 1.0). That's a long way of saying that once again Colorado's starter will be over-matched by his opponent.

Jeff Francis is coming off a poor start, in which he lasted 3.2 innings and allowed 10 hits. Against an aging Phillies line-up, Francis could be primed for a bounce-back.


Jeff Francis

#26 / Pitcher / Colorado Rockies

6-5

220

L

L

Jan 08, 1981


vs.


Cliff Lee

#33 / Pitcher / Philadelphia Phillies

6-3

190

L

L

Aug 30, 1978


Colorado can't lose any more games the rest of the way if they want to keep that above .500 dream alive.


Current Series

3 game series vs Phillies @ Citizens Bank Park

Colorado Rockies
@ Philadelphia Phillies

Friday, Sep 7, 2012, 5:05 PM MDT
Citizens Bank Park

Jeff Francis vs Cliff Lee

Clear. Winds blowing out to left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 85.

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Sat 09/08 5:05 PM MDT
Sun 09/09 11:35 AM MDT

It's more fun to write about a win...so let's do that Rockies.