The Colorado Rockies have scored 15 runs through their first two games — both wins. They tied a 103-year-old record with 12 doubles in the first two games of the season. Their offense is hitting on all cylinders, all of which has come on the road.

However, through the first two games, the offense isn’t the story for the Rockies.

Jordan Lyles, the Rockies young pitcher who made a name for himself a year ago before falling to a freak hand injury, picked up right where Kyle Kendrick left off. He pitched six innings, giving up just two runs on five hits. The two runs came in the 5th inning, after Lyles lost control of a curveball and plunked Jean Segura in the face.

The beanball seemed to stick with Lyles. He didn’t seem to have the same control that he exuded earlier. He gave up both of the runs following the incident.

Lyles trotted back to the mound in the 6th inning and needed just 11 pitches to put the Brewers down in order. The 6th inning was his final inning of work. 

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David would leave Vanguard University in California with a journalism degree and go on to write for the Colorado Springs Gazette. He was the Rockies beat writer for The Rocky Mountain News spin off "In Denver Times" in 2009 and recently wrote and managed RockiesReview.com. David was able to crank out over 1000 columns on the Rockies in the last five years, including almost 400 in the last two years alone.

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