Jim Tracy Blows It for the Colorado Rockies

Posted: 25th September 2009 by David Martin in MLB
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Ouch. This one hurts. The Colorado Rockies blew a 3-0 lead over the Padres, losing 5-4. It was just the sixth time in 2009 that the Rockies lost a game at Coors Field in which they scored first. After a three-run home run in the first inning off the bat of Troy Tulowitzki, the bats went silent, but that by no means was the reason that the Rockies ended up on the short end of the stick. In the bottom of the sixth inning, the Rockies had two runners in scoring position with two outs. Jason Hammel, who was dominating on the mound, stepped to the plate and grounded out to second base to end the inning. While leaving two runners in scoring position hurt, Hammel was pitching so well it seemed like the lead would hold up. Then came the head scratcher. In the top of the seventh Hammel gave up ...

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