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Aggressive Colorado Rockies Lose Another One Run Game

Published by on May 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB


When it rains, it pours.

That seemed to be the case for the 2009 Colorado Rockies as they could not seem to catch a break Friday night in Detroit. The Rockies lost the opener of a three game series 4-3.

This time it was what the Rockies focused on all spring, aggressive base running. That, along with a defensive miscue in the eight inning, brought the Rockies season record to 1-9, the worst one run record in the Majors.

The Rockies did put up a fight, down 4-1 going into the ninth inning Brad Hawpe worked a walk and then trotted home on a home run hit by Seth Smith off of Tigers closer Joel Zumaya to bring the club within one run.

After Garrett Atkins was hit by a pitch, Ian Stewart line...

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