Rocktember Memories: A Day of Rest 9/24/07

Having run off eight consecutive wins, that included a sweep in San Diego, the Rockies had a chance to catch their breath on Sept. 24, 2007 before opening a series at Dodger Stadium, and claiming the three remaining wins they would enjoy in setting what was a franchise record 11-game winning streak en route to their first trip ever to the World Series. Continue reading “Rocktember Memories: A Day of Rest 9/24/07”

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Rockies Strong: Start (Gray) to Finish (Holland)

From the beginning, with Jon Gray on the mound, to the end, with Greg Holland finishing things off, the Rockies have an impressive 1-2 punch on its pitching staff. And the two were critical in the Rockies taking another step closer to an NL wild-card spot with a 4-1 victory against the Padres on Friday night. Continue reading “Rockies Strong: Start (Gray) to Finish (Holland)”

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Destination October: Dodgers Clinch; Rockies In Charge

While the Dodgers celebrated clinching their fifth consecutive NL West title in hopes of ending their 29-year world championship drought and also Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda’s 90th birthday on Friday the Rockies were taking a step to reaffirming their hold on the second NL wild-card spot. Continue reading “Destination October: Dodgers Clinch; Rockies In Charge”

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10-Year Memory: Rockies Keep Hawpening

Brad Hawpe

The Brad Hawpe show continued. The Rockies knocked Greg Maddux out in the fourth inning of a 7-3 win that extended the Rockies winning streak to eight games. Hawpe, meanwhile, had a single, home run, two walks and two runs scored. The win pulled the Rockies to within 1 1/2 games of the Padres in the wild-card chase. Continue reading “10-Year Memory: Rockies Keep Hawpening”

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