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Rockies’ Winning Streak Ends at 11

Published by on June 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

On the brink of history, the Colorado Rockies fell on their faces.

During the franchise-tying 11 game winning streak, everything seemed to go right. Pitchers made the pitches that they needed to, the offense had clutch hits, and the defense played almost flawlessly, mixing in some really nice plays to save runs.

Tuesday night was the exact opposite.

It all started with starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa, who struck out the first two batters of the game before leaving a pitch up and over the heart of the plate to Evan Longoria.  Longoria proceeded to give away the first of several souvenirs to the fans sitting in left field.

The defense lacked the crispness that helped propel the team back ...

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