1995 (11-4): In just their third year of existence, Colorado burst out of the gate. The offense was on fire, averaging 7.3 runs over that span and driving in at least 10 runs in seven of those games. After 60 games, the Rockies were 32-28 and held a 1/2-game lead over the Dodgers for the National League West lead. The Rockies would finish the year with 77-67 record and earned their first postseason berth, losing to the Braves in the divisional series. … [Read more...] about The Rockies are 11-4. Here’s how past Colorado teams fared with at least 10 wins through the season’s first 15 games.
Handbrake for win 10
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“In this type of season, it’s pennant-race baseball,” Mattingly said. “It’s the best. Think about it — we’re in August. In a normal season, you’ve already played a ton of games to get here and every game feels big. And that’s what they feel like now. Big games every day.” … [Read more...] about Mets Hit 3 HRs, End Makeshift Marlins’ 6-Game Win Streak