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ColoradoRockies.com: Brothers stepping forward for Rockies

Sunday, July 24, 2011

PHOENIX -- Rex Brothers is becoming a front-and-center performer. In relief pitching, that means he's working his way into the back of the bullpen.

The 23-year-old rookie right-hander is emerging as the Rockies' primary eighth-inning guy, an important setup role Brothers earned with the command and poise he has shown in his first six weeks as a big leaguer.

"I'm feeling a lot more comfortable in my last couple outings, getting settled into the whole atmosphere of things," Brothers said. "Things are going well, right now."

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