Colorado Rockies Win, Increase Wild Card Lead

Posted: 20th September 2009 by David Martin in MLB
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Finally, a well played baseball game. The Colorado Rockies, struggling on a very important road trip, played a complete ball game. The bats finally broke out as the team beat the Diamondbacks 10-4 at Chase Field on Saturday night. The Rockies took the early lead on a Carlos Gonzalez home run to lead off the game, then added another run on Troy Tulowitzki's 29th home run of the season in the same inning. Everything looked like it was going to be a good night for the Rockies until starting pitcher Jason Hammel made his one mistake. On a 3-2 pitch with two outs and two on in the bottom of the third inning, Hammel gave up a no-doubter home run to Justin Upton, giving the Diamondbacks a 3-2 advantage. For the past week and a half this would be the point where the Rockies would quit. They wo ...

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