Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Lineup Card: Rockies @ Dodgers 8-7-12


Colorado Rockies (39-68)
  1. Eric Young Jr. (RF)
  2. Josh Rutledge (SS)
  3. Dexter Fowler (CF)
  4. Carlos Gonzalez (LF)
  5. Jordan Pacheco (3B)
  6. Ramon Hernandez (C)
  7. Tyler Colvin (1B)
  8. Jonathan Herrera (2B)
  9. Alex White (P)
Have to keep running Ramon Hernandez out there because...

Only Jim Tracy knows the answer to that.

Los Angeles Dodgers (59-51)
  1. Shane Victorino (LF)
  2. Jerry Hairston (2B)
  3. Matt Kemp (CF)
  4. Andre Ethier (RF)
  5. Hanley Ramirez (SS)
  6. James Loney (1B)
  7. Luis Cruz (2B)
  8. A.J. Ellis (C)
  9. Aaron Harang (P)
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Rockies 2, Dodgers 0 (boxscore)

The Colorado Rockies won a baseball game with pitching!

Holy crap!

Winning Players: The pitchers!

Drew Pomeranz's Line: 4 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 3 BB, 2 HBP, 7 K, 84 pitches (48 strikes)

Pomeranz dealt with a ton of traffic (mostly his own doing) but worked around it nicely, especially in the 1st when Los Angeles had two on with nobody out. Pomeranz calmly struck out Matt Kemp with some high heat, retired Hanley Ramirez on a soft grounder, and then finished it off with a strikeout of Juan Rivera.

I really thought at that point he would settle in and rattle off 5-6 good innings. Instead, he battled hard just to finish four scoreless. I guess if you want to bottom line it the scoreless part is the most important thing, along with his ability to dominate (good) hitters under pressure, but I still have a difficult time drawing real conclusions when he's being forced out there every four days.

Adam Ottavino's Line: 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 K, 46 pitches (30 strikes)

Ottavino's outings have been all over the place of late, but he really settled in nicely tonight and gets a win out of it. I'm happy for him. Now hopefully he ices his arm good for his next multi-inning outing.

Matt Belisle's Line: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K

Belisle's 97th appearance of the season was much better than his 96th on Sunday. He's such a pro.