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Game #97: Rockies Rip Herrera

Game #97: Rockies Rip Herrera

Coors Field | 9:05 | Herrera vs. Jorge De La Rosa | Box
Yoslan Herrera failed to impress in his second start. He got five outs and gave up seven runs. Six of those seven runs scored after two were gone. I suppose that is a moral victory.
The Pirates offense was somehow misplaced over the All-Star break. I know the offensive totals in Coors are down in recent years compared to when the Rockies first started playing there. But, the Pirates sudden lack of offense is disconcerting.
Jorge De La Rosa gave up just one run on seven hits in six innings. He also struck out seven. Scott Podsednik and Brad Hawpe combined for seven hits and four doubles.
Some good signs:
Freddy Sanchez had three of the Pirates eight knocks. That's just his second three hit game since the end of May.
Pirate hurlers didn...

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