The Colorado Rockies punched their ticket to the postseason this past Saturday, securing the second National League Wild Card spot with the Brewers’ loss against the Cardinals. On Sunday, the team confirmed that right-hander Jon Gray will get the ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the one-game wild card game on Wednesday.
This is exactly how the Rockies must have imagined it when they picked Gray with the third overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft. He was their pitcher of the future, the man who would start important games for them when the time came. Likewise for Gray, this is the most important start of his young career.
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