"Rocktober" wasnÆt supposed to be over before the middle of the month. The team that seemed to be carried by destiny for four months was suddenly staring at four months of offseason. After carrying a 4-2 lead into the ninth inning Monday night, closer Huston Street faltered for the second time in as many days. In a season full of irony, where twists and turns both in the games and in the standings were commonplace, it may have been fitting that the season finished with one of the most unexpected shifts. Street, acquired in the deal that sent Matt Holliday to the Oakland AÆs 11 months ago to the day, had been the most steady member of the Rockies roster for the entire season. After struggling early, Street quickly found himself and once again became one of the top closers in baseball, co ...
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