Was that fun? There are Rockies fans everywhere with purple faces, and it has nothing to do with face paint and team spirit. It has everything to do with them not breathing for a full half inning. Eight innings of excitement for Rockies fans were followed by one inning of hair pulling, heart racing gut wrenching baseball that ended up in the Rockies favor–barely. The Rockies held on for a 4-3 victory over the Giants, giving them a more comfortable 3-1/2 game lead in the NL Wild Card race. For eight innings Jorge De La Rosa put on an absolute clinic. In his eight innings the lefty gave up just three hits, he walked two, and struck out nine. His biggest inning came in the sixth when De La Rosa gave up a four pitch walk to Nate Schierholtz before giving up a bloop base hit on an 0- ...
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