The 2009 starting rotation of the Colorado Rockies turned in the greatest performance of any rotation in the franchise's history. Several team records fell as the regular five hurlers took their turn and pitched very wellátime and time again. Ubaldo Jimenez, Jason Marquis, Jorge De la Rosa, and Jason Hammel each started 30 or more games, and Aaron Cookágot the ballá27 times. Each won 10 or more gamesùthe only team in MLB that could make such a claim. Theyátotalled 953.2áinnings pitchedáand aácomposite 4.05 ERA, with 94 quality starts (six or moreáIPáallowing three or feweráER) which was tied for second best in all of baseball. Jason Marquis has moved on to the Washington Nationals, and Jeff Francis appears healed and ready to take his place. Let's take a look at the likely start ...
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