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Colorado Rockies Show Fight in Eighth Straight Win

Published by on June 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

It will be easy to pick out a Rockies fan on Friday. They will be the one with no fingernails left.

After a grueling final three innings of the longest road trip in 2009, the Rockies held on to a 5-4 win to sweep the Brewers in Milwaukee for the first time in their history.

The bullpen, which has been tough as nails throughout the road trip, showed that they are human again on Thursday.

For Jim Tracy's squad to get through the seventh inning it took four pitchers. Holding on to a 3-0 lead, Aaron Cook, who had thrown six spotless innings before tiring in the seventh, gave up back-to-back singles.

That was it for Cook, as he gave way to Matt Daley, who got an out but allowed the runners to move t...

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