Rox Ready for Return: Colorado Rockies Playoff Predilections

Posted: 2nd October 2009 by Alex Danvers in MLB
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For the third time in the teamÆs 17-year history, the Colorado Rockies are going to the playoffs. á They took the lead in the first inning and never gave it up in last nightÆs win over the Brewers, ensuring their spot in the postseason. á After a losing season in 2008 and an 8-12 April, it didnÆt look like they would be here. But an incredible 44-27 (.620) record after the break has clinched it, and the Rockies are back for the second time in three years. á Coming into the season, the Rockies looked like they were in rebuilding mode. They had just traded away their star slugger, face-of-the-franchise Matt Holliday, who scored the winning run in their one-game playoff to enter the 2007 postseason. á Their return was a closer trending downward and a talented prospect who was having tr ...

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