First Inning Dooms Rockies in Anaheim

Posted: 27th June 2010 by David Martin in MLB
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After two nights of playing games that lasted over four hours, the Rockies played a game that lasted just 2:15. Unfortunately for the Rox, they lost the game 4-2. Aaron Cook had seven great innings of baseball. Unfortunately, he was in the game for eight innings. In the bottom of the first inning, Cook gave up a grand slam to Hideki Matsui, a veteran player who is not a stranger to the big slam. It was his fourth in America after he hit eight in his career in Japan. The slam was set up by an error by Ian Stewart. With one out and a runner on first base, Bobby Abreu hit a soft ground ball that sent Stewart to his left. He gloved the ball and tried to flip it to Jonathan Herrera at second base. The flip was a little high, and right into the sun, causing Herrera to miss the ball. The bal ...

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