Jeff Francis moves closer to rotation spot with Rockies


Jeff Francis moved closer to locking up a rotation spot with the Colorado Rockies with another scoreless performance on Tuesday,

Francis, 32, has threw four scoreless innings allowing just a hit against the Cubs. The left handed Francis has now thrown nine scoreless innings and has not walked a batter in three spring appearances.

Colorado has as many as three rotation spots up for grabs this spring.

Francis made 24 starts with the Rockies last season finishing with a 6-7 record and a 5.58 ERA.

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