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De La Rosa Ready For The Rotation

De La Rosa tossed six shutout innings on Monday

For the first half of the season, Charleston Riverdogs reliever Wilkins De La Rosa had proved to be one of the most reliable arms in the Charleston bullpen. As a reliever he posted a 3-1 record with a 2.47 ERA and struck out sixty-four in forty-seven innings, but now he's finding success as he transitions into the starting rotation.

Just a couple years ago, Wilkins De La Rosa was playing in the outfield for the Riverdogs before the Yankees decided to transition him into a pitcher. His metamorphosis has been quick and with his success in the bullpen, the Yankees plans for him in the rotation have come to fruition more quickly than anyone believed. While the first half of the season found him still in the bullpen, the... Recommended Stories

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