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Colorado Rockies 7, Chicago White Sox 6: Lyles unlucky, Bergman makes rotation bid

It's open season for the Colorado Rockies starting rotation and Christian Bergman does not intend to go unnoticed.

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Since the surprise move of the Colorado Rockies releasing Jhoulys Chacin, and with subsequent injury concerns for Jorge De La Rosa and David Hale, the starting rotation has become a priority talking point around the team even more than it already was.

And naturally, most of the conversation has surrounded scout darlings and highly rating prospects Jon Gray and Eddie Butler, but Christian Bergman -- who showed himself well when pressed into time in 2014 -- announced loudly Tuesday that he would like to be considered, please.

Starter Jordan Lyles gave up five runs, though none of them earned, in the bottom of the fourth inning but the Rockies struck back for six in the top of the sixth. Wilin Rosario continues to hit well, grabbing another two today, but also continues to struggle behind the plate where he is likely to see limited time in 2015.

Bergman then finished off a spring-training-four-inning-save, giving up only two hits and striking out one.

There is a lot of conversation to be had still on this topic, and Christian Bergman's name should not be left out of it.