The Colorado Rockies will go into Tuesday's game with the San Diego Padres with a four-game lead in the Wild Card race with just 12 games to play. The sheer numbers say that the Rockies have nearly secured their position in the playoffs. That thought is hard to comprehend for anyone who was following the Rockies in April and May. The Rockies fought their way back from 12 games under .500 to sitting at 20 games over .500. That accomplishment was nothing short of impossible. It has never been done by a team in modern Major League history. But then again, rewriting the history books is nothing new to this franchise, who two years ago destroyed the record books in their once-in-a-lifetime run to the World Series. Despite the success, however, the race for the National League Wild Card is an ...
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