Wednesday, May 26, 2010

UBALDO LOWERS HIS ERA

Ubaldo Jimenez pitched another gem at Coors Field tonight, going 8 innings and giving up a scant 6 hits and a walk, and with no runs, he lowered his ERA to an amazing 0.88! Raphael Bettancourt gave up 3 runs in the ninth to spoil the shutout. Tornado watches were unnecessary, although there was a bit of rain and hail in the first inning.

The offense looked good as well with two homers from Smith and Gonzalez. Olivo got 3 hits and Hawpe got 2 RBI. Tulo scored three times contributing to the team effort. Hopefully this signals the start of a good run for the Rockies, who were widely predicted to win the division if not the league.
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