The Colorado Rockies were finally enjoying some good times on Wednesday night in Miami. They jumped out to an early lead against the Marlins and were seemingly going to be scoring runs at will over the course of the contest. Shoot, even Jordan Lyles was pitching pretty well in his debut.
That brief sense of relief was promptly replaced by nervous times, however. In part this was due to the fact that the Marlins mounted a comeback, chipping away at the Rockies’ large lead. The other, more significant part of this uneasiness was Carlos Gonzalez‘s abrupt removal from the game in the 6th inning.
In case you haven’t heard, the Colorado Rockies need Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki to stay healthy this season (#hotsportstakes). With that in mind, it was quite a relief when we heard that it was no injury that forced CarGo from the game.
#Rockies training staff says OF Carlos Gonzalez was removed as a precaution after experiencing dizziness
— Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) April 3, 2014
One imagines that the team might buy CarGo a day of rest on Thursday afternoon so that he is ready to go for the home opener. For his part Gonzalez says he still plans to play the finale in Miami:
CarGo said believes can play tomorrow Believes dizziness caused by dehydration Was much better after game
— Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) April 3, 2014
Whether he plays tomorrow or not, it looks like there is no issue. Nothing to see here (hopefully).