About Last Night: Gee got stronger as he progressed

In last night’s 7-5 victory over the Rockies, Dillon Gee allowed three earned runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out seven in seven innings.

Gee faced 29 batters and threw 116 pitches, 77 of which were strikes.

“I actually felt like I was getting stronger as the game went on,” Gee told reporters after the game. “In the sixth and seventh innings, I felt some of the best I had felt all night. It’s definitely a positive sign to be at 110 pitches and still feel good.”

Gee retired nine of the final ten batters he faced and improved to 2-2 with a 4.85 ERA in 26 innings over four starts this season.


Michael Baron: Typically, its very difficult to get breaking balls to break at Coors Field, but Gee was actually getting some nice break on his curveball. He needed that early in the game because his fastball looked kind of lifeless at that stage of the game. However, he made some kind of adjustment and not only did he find the command of his fastball, but the velocity and movement to go with it after a very rough fourth inning. That, coupled with his outstanding change-up made the fifth, sixth and seventh innings a breeze for him as he dominated the Rockies lineup from that point forward.