Left Handed Rockies Kyle freeland He came out of his outing against the Athletics Tuesday with a shoulder strain, according to the Denver Post’s Patrick Saunders. Freeland came off the mound in pain after throwing a pitch to the Athletics Mark Canha, What Thomas Harding from MLB.com tweets.
It is not known how bad Freeland’s injury is, but it looks like it could put him out of the game at least early in the regular season. A healthy Freeland would follow the No. 1 starter. German Marquez in the Rockies’ rotation, having pitched 70 2/3 innings of 4.33 ERA / 4.95 SIERA last year. Those aren’t big numbers, especially compared to a 2018 effort in which Freeland had a 2.85 / 4.35 SIERA ERA in 202 1/3 innings and finished fourth in the NL Cy Young voting, but they were notably better. that SIERA’s 6.73 / 5.19 ERA recorded more than 104 1/3 frames in 2019. The 27-year-old has followed up on last season’s comeback performance with seven scoreless innings and six strikeouts against a walk this spring.
If Freeland is not available to start the season, the Rockies will open with Marquez, Jon gray, Austin gomber Y Antonio Senzatela as his first four. Ryan Castellani, Antonio Santos Y Jose Mujica They’re also on her 40-man list, but Dereck Rodriguez Y Chi Chi Gonzalez They are in the mix as NRIs.