After Jon Gray’s demotion, what’s next for the Rockies’ would-be ace?

Jun 28, 2018; San Francisco, CA, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray (55) is removed from the game by manager Bud Black (10) during the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports

Things have gone from bad to worse for Jon Gray.

The Rockies’ erstwhile ace is fourth in the NL with 119 strikeouts, and he’s sported All-Star caliber stuff all season, but the results have been disastrous, and before Gray’s ERA rocketed into the sixes, the team optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Host Shawn Drotar and guest Nate Lundy (Co-hosts, “Mornings at 5280′”) take a look at the Rockies’ decision, and try to decipher what message the Rockies are sending to their prized pitcher.

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