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Jorge De La Rosa | Starting Pitcher | #29

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/5/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 1998 / UDFA / ARZ
Contract: view contract details

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Jorge De La Rosa (heel) won't pitch again in 2015.
De La Rosa was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday against the Pirates due to tendinitis in his left Achilles and the Rockies aren't going to rush him back. The 34-year-old left-hander wound up with a 4.17 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, and 134/65 K/BB ratio in 149 innings this season. He's due $12.5 million from Colorado in 2016. Wed, Sep 23, 2015 05:46:00 PM

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Jorge De La Rosa has been scratched from Wednesday's start against the Pirates due to left Achilles tendinitis.

It's unclear how long De La Rosa has been battling the ailment, but there would seem to be a chance it's a season-ender. Christian Bergman will fill in on Wednesday.
Tue, Sep 22, 2015 12:33:00 AM

Jorge De La Rosa fired eight innings of two-run ball but took the hard-luck 2-0 loss on Wednesday against the Dodgers.

With Alex Wood putting up zeroes across the way, De La Rosa never had much chance. Strangely, the southpaw historically does well against the Dodgers, entering 4-0 with a 3.07 ERA over his last five against Los Angeles. Overall, he's 9-7 with a 4.17 ERA.
Thu, Sep 17, 2015 12:23:00 AM

Jorge De La Rosa piled up six strikeouts over five innings of work in a no-decision against the Padres on Thursday.

The veteran southpaw allowed three runs on six hits while walking three on the afternoon. While unspectacular, he has been incredibly consistent atop the Rockies rotation this year, compiling a 4.28 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 129/64 K/BB ratio over 141 innings. He'll take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles his next time out on Tuesday.
Thu, Sep 10, 2015 06:35:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa pitched a gem for the second start in a row, limiting the Giants to one run on six hits over seven innings in Friday's 2-1 win.

De La Rosa shutout the Pirates in his last start and almost did likewise to the Giants. The only run to score against him on Friday came home on an RBI single by Angel Pagan in the sixth inning. In addition to the one run allowed, he also struck out seven without walking a batter. The veteran southpaw will carry a 4.24 ERA and 1.37 WHIP into his next outing, a Thursday afternoon road showdown with the Padres.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 12:47:00 AM

Jorge De La Rosa pitched beautifully in Sunday's win over the Pirates, firing six innings of scoreless ball.

De La Rosa allowed just four hits while striking out seven and walking one on the afternoon. The Pirates couldn't even find an extra-base hit against the 34-year-old southpaw. For the season, he's the owner of a 4.40 ERA and 1.40 WHIP. He'll try to duplicate Sunday's results in a home date with the Giants next time out.
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 04:39:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa gave up five runs over seven innings, taking the loss on Monday against the Braves.

Jonny Gomes bashed a two-run home run in the first and Adonis Garcia followed up with a solo shot in the fourth. Then Gomes hit an RBI single in the fifth and Nick Markakis added an RBI double in the sixth. Overall, De La Rosa gave up nine hits, walked four, and struck out three in an uninspiring start. He'll carry a 4.61 ERA, a 1.42 WHIP, and a 109/60 K/BB ratio over 123 innings into a start in Pittsburgh against the Pirates.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 10:16:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa pitched decently in a no-decision against the Nationals on Friday, surrendering four runs (three earned) on six hits over his six frames.

The veteran southpaw walked two and struck out one on the night. It has been a rough season for De La Rosa, who will look to improve upon a troublesome 4.85 ERA and 1.40 WHIP when he takes on the Mets in New York on Wednesday.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 10:33:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa pitched well in Saturday's win over the Cardinals, yielding two runs on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings.

De La Rosa struck out four without walking a batter. Outside of solitary runs in the fourth and seventh innings, he kept the Cardinal offense at bay. He needed a start like this, as he had allowed six runs in each of his last two outings. De La Rosa holds a 4.87 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 92/46 K/BB ratio in 97 innings. Up next on the docket, a road start against the Nationals.
Sat, Aug 1, 2015 11:26:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa allowed six runs in 3 2/3 innings in a no-decision as the Rockies were defeated by the Cubs on Monday.

All six runs came across in the fourth inning on two walks, four singles, and a double. They accounted for all seven base runners De La Rosa allowed while striking out two. He started to pitch better in late June through mid-July, but has allowed six runs in back-to-back outings. He has a 5.03 ERA on the year with a 1.43 WHIP and an 88/46 K/BB ratio over 90 1/3 innings. De La Rosa has a tough matchup ahead of him, as he'll face the Cardinals in St. Louis over the weekend.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 11:51:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa was crushed by the Rangers on Wednesday afternoon, allowing six runs on five hits over six innings.

The Rangers put up five runs in the first two innings on De La Rosa, but he settled in after the rough start, allowing only one more run for the remainder of his time on the mound. He struck out eight and walked two in the contest. While he's striking out batters at a nice clip, the consistency simply hasn't been there on other fronts. De La Rosa will take a 4.62 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 86/44 K/BB ratio (over 87 2/3 innings) into his next start, a road outing against the Cubs.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 07:02:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa pitched well in earning a no-decision against the Braves on Saturday, allowing just two runs over six innings.

De La Rosa made two big mistakes on the day to cost himself a possible win. Both left the yard. Juan Uribe took him for a ride with one out in the second inning and Ryan Lavarnway did likewise to lead off the third. De La Rosa's has had his moments this season, but overall is pitching to a somewhat lackluster 4.34 ERA and 1.42 WHIP. He's posting decent strikeout rates, at least, and holds a 73/39 K/BB ratio in 76 2/3 innings. That walk rate, not so hot.
Sat, Jul 11, 2015 08:30:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa posted a quality start in Sunday's win over the Diamondbacks, allowing two runs on five hits over six innings.

De La Rosa was facing off with Diamondback starter Rubby De La Rosa. The Rockies' species of De La Rosa far out-pitched the Diamondback species, holding the home team down for just a pair of runs over six innings. Yasmany Tomas accounted for both runs on his line with a solo home run in the second inning and a sacrifice fly in the sixth. For the season, De La Rosa is pitching to a 4.46 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 66/37 K/BB ratio in 70 2/3 innings. A home start against the Braves finishes out his schedule before the All-Star Break.
Sun, Jul 5, 2015 07:54:00 PM

Jorge De La Rosa kept the Athletics off the board over seven innings en route to a win on Tuesday.

De La Rosa worked his way around four hits and four walks to keep the A's scoreless. Aside from one poor start against the Brewers, the lefty had a great June, ending the month with a 3.16 ERA across six starts. On the season, he has a 4.59 ERA with a 1.48 WHIP and a 60/35 K/BB ratio in 64 2/3 innings. De La Rosa will start on the road against the Diamondbacks next.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 01:13:00 AM

Jorge De La Rosa left Thursday's start against the Diamondbacks after five innings due to a finger injury.

It's the same injury he's been dealing with for a few weeks now. De La Rosa tossed five scoreless innings before exiting and allowed four hits and three walks while striking out three.
Thu, Jun 25, 2015 04:57:00 PM

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