Talk to anyone about baseball in Colorado and inevitably what will come up is how different the game is at altitude and how many runs are scored at Coors Field. In fact, most believe that it is nearly impossible to pitch at 20th and Blake. The people who continue to refer to Coors Field as the best-hitters park in the league have not been paying attention lately. In the latest example, the Colorado Rockies defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in a classic pitchers duel, 2-1. It was as exciting as it gets as the crisp September air provided the feel of playoff baseball. The Rockies are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, while the Cardinals are looking to lock up the best record in the National League, giving them home field advantage throughout the playoffs. Ironically, if the Rockies can ...
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