RotoWire Partners

Jorge De La Rosa

34-Year-Old Pitcher – Colorado Rockies

2015 Stats

W-L

7-4

ERA

4.87

WHIP

1.41

K

92

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

W-L

ERA

WHIP

K

SV

2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

De La Rosa’s ERA and win totals declined slightly from his resurgent 2013 campaign, but he more or less justified the Rockies’ expectations after the club exercised his $11 million option prior to las...

Read more about Jorge De La Rosa

2015 ADP:  422.74

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

Get Custom Auction Value

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 215   DOB: 4/5/1981   BORN: Monterrey, Mexico   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

$

Jorge De La Rosa Contract Information:

Signed two-year, $25 million extension with Rockies to keep him in Colorado through 2016.

August 1, 2015  –  Jorge De La Rosa News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

De La Rosa (7-4) allowed two runs on seven hits over 6.2 innings in a win over the Cardinals on Saturday, striking out four without a walk.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including Jorge De La Rosa – simply subscribe now.

Jorge De La Rosa Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Show 5x5 Stats OnlyShow All Statistics       Click stat headings to sort columns.
Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 23 AAA IND 20 20 0 85.7 80 43 9 86 36 5 6 0 4.52 1.35
2005 24 MAJ MIL 38 0 0 42.3 48 21 1 42 38 2 2 0 4.46 2.03
2006 25 AA HUN 6 6 0 30.0 31 9 1 23 3 3 1 0 2.70 1.13
2006 25 MAJ MIL 18 3 0 30.3 32 29 4 31 22 2 2 0 8.60 1.78
2006 25 MAJ KAN 10 10 0 48.7 49 28 10 36 32 3 4 0 5.18 1.66
2006  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ MIL/KAN 28 13 0 79.0 81 57 14 67 54 5 6 0 6.49 1.71
2007 26 AA WIC 3 2 0 5.7 10 7 3 7 4 0 1 0 11.12 2.47
2007 26 MAJ KAN 26 23 0 130.0 160 84 20 82 53 8 12 0 5.82 1.64
2008 27 AAA COL 4 4 0 22.0 18 4 0 23 7 3 0 0 1.64 1.14
2008 27 MAJ COL 28 23 0 130.0 128 71 13 128 62 10 8 0 4.92 1.46
2009 28 MAJ COL 33 32 0 185.0 172 90 20 193 83 16 9 0 4.38 1.38
2010 29 AAA COL 3 3 0 14.2 17 9 1 15 4 1 2 0 0 0 5.52 1.48
2010 29 MAJ COL 20 20 0 121.7 105 57 15 113 55 8 7 0 0 0 4.22 1.32
2011 30 MAJ COL 10 10 0 59.0 48 23 4 52 22 5 2 0 0 0 3.51 1.19
2012 31 A+ MOD 1 2 0 5.2 7 3 0 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.76 1.92
2012 31 R GRA 1 1 0 3.0 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2012 31 AA TUL 1 2 0 5.0 8 5 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.20
2012 31 AAA COL 1 2 0 6.2 9 7 3 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 9.45 1.94
2012 31 MAJ COL 3 3 0 10.7 17 11 5 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 9.28 1.78
2013 32 MAJ COL 30 30 0 167.7 170 65 11 112 62 16 6 0 0 0 3.49 1.38
2014 33 MAJ COL 32 32 0 184.3 161 84 21 139 67 14 11 0 0 0 4.10 1.24
2015 34 AAA ALB 2 2 0 9.0 9 3 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 1.33
2015 34 MAJ COL 18 18 0 98.0 92 53 13 92 46 7 4 0 0 0 4.87 1.41
Today's Projections     Subscribe now to see Today's projected stats for Jorge De La Rosa
Next 7 Days     Subscribe now to see our Next 7 Days projections for Jorge De La Rosa
Rest Of Season     Subscribe now to see our Rest Of Season projections for Jorge De La Rosa
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Jorge De La Rosa
3-Year Averages     21 21 0 120.9 116 53 12 85 43 10 6 0 0 0 3.95 1.32
Career  (View All)     271 209 0 1,230.3 1,211 632 138 1,031 558 91 72 0 4.62 1.44

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

No No Yes
Jorge De La Rosa Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 1 @StL 6.7 7 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.87 1.41
Jul. 27 @ChC 3.7 5 6 6 0 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.03 1.43
Jul. 22 Tex 6.0 5 6 6 1 2 8 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.62 1.41
Jul. 17 @SD 5.0 5 3 2 2 3 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.30 1.43
Jul. 11 Atl 6.0 4 2 2 2 2 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.34 1.42
Jul. 5 @Ari 6.0 5 2 2 1 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.46 1.46
Jun. 30 @Oak 7.0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.59 1.48
Jun. 25 Ari 5.0 4 1 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.15 1.53
Jun. 19 Mil 5.0 11 6 6 2 3 4 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.47 1.54
Jun. 14 @Mia 7.0 4 1 1 0 4 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.91 1.41
Jun. 9 StL 7.0 3 2 2 1 2 8 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 5.53 1.45
Jun. 2 LAD 6.0 4 3 3 1 4 6 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 6.15 1.60
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
16.3 17 14 14 2 4 14 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 7.71 1.29
Last 30 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
40.3 35 21 20 7 15 36 1 1 0 3-1 0 0 0 4.46 1.24
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
70.3 61 34 33 11 31 61 2 3 0 6-2 0 0 0 4.22 1.31

Jorge De La Rosa Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20159824925513.284
2014174421431412.196
2013135301224500.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201532668376717110.239
2014594975313027519.250
2013579825014632111.286

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201550.3220552896.621.65
201490.71020642993.081.14
201381.71010562332.761.35

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201547.7520371843.021.15
201493.74907538125.091.33
201386.0650563984.191.42
Jorge De La Rosa Advanced Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats      Click stat headings to sort columns.
Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 23 AAA IND 20 20 85.7 9.04 3.78 2.39 0.95 68.2% 4.52 4.10 .313
2005 24 MAJ MIL 38 0 42.3 8.93 8.08 1.11 0.21 76.5% 4.46 4.31 .378
2006 25 AA HUN 6 6 30.0 6.90 0.90 7.67 0.30 75.8% 2.70 2.50 .328
2006 25 MAJ MIL 18 3 30.3 9.20 6.53 1.41 1.19 1.00 50% 8.60 5.12 .339
2006 25 MAJ KAN 10 10 48.7 6.66 5.92 1.13 1.85 1.00 74.6% 5.18 6.43 .278
2006  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ MIL/KAN 28 13 79.0 7.63 6.15 1.24 1.59 1.00 64.5% 6.49 5.93 .301
2007 26 AA WIC 3 2 5.7 11.12 6.35 1.75 4.76 63.6% 11.12 9.73 .438
2007 26 MAJ KAN 26 23 130.0 5.68 3.67 1.55 1.38 0.97 66.8% 5.82 5.20 .330
2008 27 AAA COL 4 4 22.0 9.41 2.86 3.29 0.00 84% 1.64 2.06 .316
2008 27 MAJ COL 28 23 130.0 8.86 4.29 2.06 0.90 1.27 67.2% 92.8 MPH 4.92 4.01 .325
2009 28 MAJ COL 33 32 185.0 9.39 4.04 2.33 0.97 1.34 70.2% 93.3 MPH 4.38 3.91 .316
2010 29 AAA COL 3 3 14.2 9.51 2.54 3.75 0.63 60% 5.52 2.85 .390
2010 29 MAJ COL 20 20 121.7 8.36 4.07 2.05 1.11 1.96 71% 93.4 MPH 4.22 4.42 .281
2011 30 MAJ COL 10 10 59.0 7.93 3.36 2.36 0.61 1.15 71.2% 92.7 MPH 3.51 3.54 .278
2012 31 A+ MOD 1 2 5.2 12.12 5.19 2.33 0.00 70% 4.76 2.24 .477
2012 31 R GRA 1 1 3.0 15.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -0.13 .464
2012 31 AA TUL 1 2 5.0 9.00 5.40 1.67 0.00 54.5% 9.00 3.00 .468
2012 31 AAA COL 1 2 6.2 7.26 4.35 1.67 4.35 55.6% 9.45 9.81 .325
2012 31 MAJ COL 3 3 10.7 5.06 1.69 3.00 4.22 0.68 57.1% 90.5 MPH 9.28 8.73 .333
2013 32 MAJ COL 30 30 167.7 6.01 3.33 1.81 0.59 1.74 75.6% 91.1 MPH 3.49 3.92 .306
2014 33 MAJ COL 32 32 184.3 6.79 3.27 2.07 1.03 1.85 69.6% 92.3 MPH 4.10 4.41 .269
2015 34 AAA ALB 2 2 9.0 7.00 3.00 2.33 2.00 90% 3.00 5.53 .276
2015 34 MAJ COL 18 18 98.0 8.45 4.22 2.00 1.19 2.09 68% 91.8 MPH 4.87 4.52 .300
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.8 6.87 3.70 1.85 0.92 72.3% 3.99 4.24 .285
Rest Of Season     0 12 67.7 6.87 3.46 1.98 0.87 71.3% 3.99 4.08 .287
Preseason     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Jorge De La Rosa
3-Year Averages     21 21 120.9 6.33 3.20 1.98 0.89 72.1% 3.95 4.15 .289
Career     271 209 1,230.3 7.54 4.08 1.85 1.01 69.7% 4.62 4.39 .306

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

No No

2015 Stat Review for Jorge De La Rosa    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

2.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
8.45 K/9
GOOD
4.22 BB/9
TERRIBLE
91.8 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.2 HR/9
TERRIBLE
2.09 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

4.87 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.41 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.52 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.300 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
68.0% Strand Rate
LOW

Colorado Rockies Roster

Jorge De La Rosa: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

De La Rosa served up six runs on five hits over just 3.2 innings Monday against the Cubs. He struck out two and walked two.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa struck out eight in six innings, but gave up six runs on five hits and two walks in a no-decision against the Rangers on Wednesday.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa (6-4) took the loss Friday against the Padres after allowing three runs (two earned) over five innings. He struck out five batters and scattered five hits and three walks.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa was effective in a no-decision Saturday versus the Braves, giving up only two runs over six frames while striking out seven.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa won his sixth game of the season Sunday against the Diamondbacks, allowing just two runs while striking out six and walking two in six innings.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa picked up his fifth win behind seven shutout innings in Tuesday's game against Oakland. He allowed four hits, four walks, and struck out four.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa (finger) has been confirmed as Tuesday's starter against the A's, Jenny Cavnar of ROOT Sports reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa, who left his previous start Thursday against the Diamondbacks due to a cut on his left middle finger, is optimistic he'll be able to make his next start, the Associated Press reports. "[De La Rosa's] finger looks a lot better than it did 24 hours ago," manager Walt Weiss said Friday. "The next few days will tell."

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
De La Rosa left Thursday's game with a cut on his left middle finger, Jenny Cavnar of ROOT Sports reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

Subscribe now to see our 2015 outlook.

2014

The Rockies had serious doubts about how De La Rosa might perform after missing nearly all of the previous two seasons while recovering from Tommy John surgery, but the right-hander was probably even better than they imagined, anchoring the rotation with 16 wins, a 3.49 ERA (3.76 FIP) and a 2.9 WAR. He was at his most exceptional at Coors Field, where he posted a 2.73 ERA and 6.7% walk rate, the latter of which was integral to avoiding big innings at the hitter-friendly park. Aside from the hefty win total and useful ERA, however, De La Rosa wasn’t an especially sought-after fantasy pitcher. His improved control came at the expense of his strikeout rate, and his increased willingness to keep the ball on the ground yielded more baserunners, resulting in a bloated 1.38 WHIP. These kind of numbers might normally prompt concern of regression, but as his FIP would suggest, De La Rosa seemed to be in firm control of the results he ended up generating. He’ll be back as the Rockies’ No. 2 starter in 2014 and should maintain his success even as it goes largely overlooked in the fantasy realm.

2013

After enduring a series of setbacks in his recovery from Tommy John surgery, De La Rosa returned to make three starts at the tail end of the season, his first MLB action since May 2011. He looked predictably rusty upon returning, giving up five home runs in 10.2 innings and sporting a fastball down nearly two miles per hour from its pre-surgery velocity. As expected, De La Rosa picked up the $11 million player option on his contract, a sum of money that should virtually guarantee him a spot in the rotation when the season begins. In spite of the starting opportunity, there remains a lot of risk with De La Rosa, who has a career 4.5 BB/9 and has not stayed healthy with any regularity during his major league service time. Considering that he has now had a major operation like Tommy John under his belt, it is possible De La Rosa may never again come close to approaching the near strikeout-per-inning clip he registered in 2011 prior to the injury.

2012

De La Rosa was having a career year before a complete tear of his UCL led to Tommy John surgery in May. He's never boasted pinpoint control, so it may take him a bit of time after the surgery to get back to where he was in his 2011 (career-low 3.36 BB/9IP). At press time, De La Rosa was on schedule with his recovery, while the timetable for his return points to June before he'll be ready to take the ball for Colorado again. Even before the surgery, De La Rosa had durability concerns, with just once season since 2007 where he eclipsed 130 innings at the big league level.

2011

De La Rosa started four games before a finger injury sidelined him through early July. Once back in the Rockies' rotation, he battled problems with the long ball, before settling in and showing many of the skills he flashed in 2009. Whether his increased use of a changeup or something else, his groundball rate rose from 44.7 percent to 52.3 percent. He needs to improve his walk rate (4.07 BB/9IP) before he can make the jump to the upper echelon of starting pitchers, but the combination of a good groundball rate and the ability to make batters miss should provide him with a solid foundation from which to build on in 2011.

2010

After starting the year 0-6, it was looking like more of the same from De La Rosa. He was plagued by long innings, and had a terrible habit of letting things snowball out of control. However, he took a hold of the season thereafter, going 16-3 with a 3.94 ERA and a 2.39 K/BB ratio. The walk totals are a little high, but his strikeout rate was the highest of his career (9.4 K/9IP). De La Rosa will pitch third in the rotation this season, and while he can be an ERA liability on occasion, he still makes for a good value/sleeper pick as his career finally looks poised to take flight.

2009

Credit the Rockies for sticking with De La Rosa after his awful May, when he allowed 25 runs in 23 innings in his first five starts. Put back in the rotation June 14, he struck out 102 men in 102 1/3 innings from that point on, fighting his control a bit (48 walks) but keeping the ball down and keeping runs off the board. He can and will get better from here, and has more upside than any Rockies starter save Ubaldo Jimenez.

2008

De la Rosa's 2007 season was truncated by an elbow injury, and he was knocked around in his return, a sign that may have returned prematurely. Before the injury, he showed that he was still the same old De la Rosa, keeping lefties to a .234 clip, but allowing righties to hit 19 home runs off him in 26 games. He'll enter spring training in competition with some of the Royals' top pitching prospects for the back end of the rotation, and could win a gig based on his more extensive starting experience. If not, he will spot start while throwing out of the bullpen.

2007

When Milwaukee finally tired of De la Rosa's wildness, it became the Royals' turn to get excited about his live arm and strikeout rate. The Royals remain guardedly excited due to a few teasing starts, such as wins over Texas, Cleveland and the Yankees. Of course, there were some wild starts, including six walks in 4+ innings in the season finale against the Twins. The Royals would like a chance to harness his control, but the team failed in its most recent attempt to do the same with Denny Bautista. At 26, he's still got a little time.

2006

De la Rosa has a great arm and great stuff, but he just can't get it over the plate. He struck out 42 batters in 42 1/3 IP, but also allowed an alarming 38 walks. De la Rosa has a ton of potential and is still only 24, but he's out of minor league options and will need to pitch better if he wants to win a swingman role with the Brewers.

2005

De la Rosa made his major league debut in 2004 and showed some signs of being a decent starter. The 23 year old lefty throws hard, but has trouble with his command. Some people have projected him as a reliever in the majors but the Brewers will give him every opportunity to start. He's out of options, so look for him to make the Opening Day roster, but don't be surprised if he comes up with an injury that requires an extended rehab stint at Triple-A Nashville.

2004

De la Rosa was shipped to Arizona in the Curt Schilling deal and then was subsequently packaged to the Brewers in the Richie Sexson deal. The Red Sox held out in dealing him until they could land the biggest fish possible, as their top pitching prospect. De la Rosa had a tremendous growth season at Double-A Portland before an end of the season promotion to Triple-A Pawtucket. He probably needs a half-season in Triple-A before he's ready for the majors, but he might not get that luxury with the Brewers.

2003

De la Rosa primarily pitched at Class A Sarasota before getting a late promotion to Double-A Trenton. In 23 starts at Sarasota, de la Rosa was 7-7 with a 3.65 ERA. In 120 2/3 IP, he allowed 105 hits and had a 95/52 K/BB ratio. He's another couple of years away.