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Some notes on the Rockies' pitching rotation, Chase Utley's dirty (or clean) slide, and the Blue Jay's impending elimination.

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Rockies’ No 1. Job is still improving a shaky pitching rotation - Denver Post

The Rockies pitching staff was abysmal in 2014, but the 2015 staff was even worse. Injuries, as always, took a big toll on the rotation, but the quality depth available to the team right now is slim. Patrick Saunders and Nick Groke of the Denver Post discuss what the Rockies need to do to improve the never ending pitching problem in Denver.

Utley play was out of line - Sports On Earth

This one should spark some fun conversation. In my opinion, Chase Utley is the Jonathan Papelbon of position players. He’s arrogant and comes off as a self-centered individual. Well, in last tonight’s matchup against Mets, Utley became the center of attention in the baseball world when he maliciously took out Mets’ shortstop Ruben Tejada, fracturing Tejada’s fibula, which will keep him out for the remainder of the playoffs. Some say the slide was clean, some say the slide was dirty. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Blue Jays’ potent bats key to Game 3 rebound - MLB

The Blue Jays are down 2-0 and are on the brink of elimination. The Jay’s have one of the scariest lineups in baseball, and the offense will really need to kick things into gear if they want to stick around, especially Troy Tulowitzki, who is hitless so far this postseason.