Is it still drama when the outcome becomes the expected? The Colorado Rockies once again walked off with a victory when it looked like they had been beaten. On Wednesday night, the victim was the Cincinnati Reds, a team who stormed into Coors Field winners of their last seven ball games. Now they are hoping to salvage the day game on Thursday in order to avoid being swept. On Wednesday night, the hero was Seth Smith, but he was really only the ninth-inning hero. The real hero was unheralded number five starter Jason Hammel. Hammel pitched brilliantly, meticulously carving his way through the Reds' lineup. He was pitching with a pace that seemed to put the Rockies defense back in the dugout just moments after they had stepped onto the field. After giving up a first inning double to Paul J ...
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