Rockies, crushed 12-2 by Cubs, are off to worst start in franchise history

Rockies, crushed 12-2 by Cubs, are off to worst start in franchise history

What are the Rockies doing for an encore? They’re following up the worst season in franchise history with the worst start in franchise history. The Chicago Cubs pounded slumping starter Kyle Freeland and rolled to a 12-2 victory on a frigid Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. After losing 103 games last year, the Rockies have opened the season 1-5 for the third time, joining the 2005 and 2008 clubs. The Rockies have been outscored 49-16, an astonishing minus-33 run differential …