Belisle as you may recall was originally drafted by the Braves and after showing early promise of being yet another home grown talent a bad back and eventually a trade to Cincinnati altered his career course.
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In 17 outings in the regular season he 1-1 with a 6.85 ERA in 22.1 innings of work. Frankly that the Rockies had no other options for their post season roster speaks volumes here.If it seemed like I missed a few parts of his career I apologize. I don’t want to offend anyone but to sum up Belisle’s career it’s been a mixture of minor league dominance, back injuries and major league struggles.
To put Belisle in with the lead was a gutsy move by Jim Tracy. In the end he managed to pitch a 1-2-3 inning per serving the lead and what turned out to a 5-4 win by the Rockies.