Flexen has been named the starting pitcher for Wednesday's game against the Rockies, Marc Carig of Newsday reports..

Flexen made his first major-league start Thursday against the Padres, surrendering three earned runs on five hits and four walks with two strikeouts over three tough innings. Despite his poor performance, the 23-year-old will be granted another start, this time in the brutal pitching environment of Colorado.

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