Rolling Rocks: Rockies Make a Statement With Win Over Padres

Posted: 10th July 2010 by David Martin in MLB
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Just another day at work for the Rockies. A 4-2 victory over the NL West-leading San Diego Padres at Coors Field on Saturday night. The victory moved the Rockies to within just one game of taking the lead. The game was yet another example of just how deep this Rockies organization is. Jason Hammel, the Rockies' fifth starter, continued his dominance. The righty, picked up off the Tampa Bay trash heap, pitched 6-1/3 strong innings. He gave up just two earned runs on five hits. He struck out four and walked two. After getting into trouble in the fourth, Hammel battled back and got a strikeout of Wade LeBlanc to end the threat. Melvin Mora, essentially the last man on the Rockies bench for the first half of the season, got the Rockies on the board by leading off the bottom of the secon ...

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