35-year old lefty starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa is off to a slow start in 2016 for the Colorado Rockies. He has pitched in 4 games (all starts) for the Rockies so far this year and he is 1-2 with a 9.87 ERA and a 1.86 WHIP. He has given up 25 hits (4 homers) and he has walked 9 batters while whiffing 23 in his first 17 1/3 innings this year. The 19 earned runs he has given up so far this year is the most in Major League Baseball! On a lighter note, he is 3 for 7 (.429 avg, .857 OPS) at the plate with 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs. If any pitcher on the Rockies has earned a long leash this year, it’s De La Rosa. He has pitched in 186 games (180 starts) in his first 9 years with the Rockies and he is 79-54 with a 4.30 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP. He is the Rockies’ all-time leader in both wins (79) and strikeouts (900)! He is also #3 in games started (180), #3 in ERA (4.30), #3 in WHIP (1.36) and he’s #3 in innings pitched (1024 2/3) in Rockies’ history.