Colorado Rockies name Jon Gray opening day starter

Rockies manager Bud Black made it official Thursday morning, per Nick Groke of the Denver Post.

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Jon Gray. Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres. June 11, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Jon Gray will start Colorado's season opener Monday. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Colorado Rockies have tabbed Jon Gray as the team’s opening day starting pitcher. Rockies manager Bud Black made it official Thursday morning, per Nick Groke of the Denver Post.

Gray set the Rockies’ rookie strikeout record last season. You can read up on him and his rescue Yorkies here.

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