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PHOTOS: Rockies season in review

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  • KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 09: National League All-Star Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies at bat in the first round during the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 09: National League All-Star Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies at bat in the first round during the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 09: National League All-Star Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies at bat in the first round during the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 08: Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies attempts to cool off during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 8, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 08: Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy reacts during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 8, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
  • KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 10: National League All-Star Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies smiles during batting practice before the 83rd MLB All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JULY 16: Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies tags out Casey McGehee #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates at first base to end the first inning at Coors Field on July 16, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Catcher Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies looks on as he leaves the game with an injury against the San Diego Padres during their MLB game on July 20, 2012 in San Diego, California. Players of the Colorodo Rockies are wearing 7-20 eye black stickers in mourning over the Aurora, Colorado shootings. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JULY 15: Center fielder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies comes up short on a triple by Shane Victorino of the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning at Coors Field on July 15, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JULY 13: A throwing error by catcher Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies soars over the head of third baseman Placido Polanco #27 as third base umpire Jerry Meals ducks out of the way and Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies slides back into the base during the seventh inning at Coors Field on July 13, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Cuddyer scored on the play as the Rockies defeated the Phillies 6-2. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JULY 14: Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies leans back towards first base as the pitcher makes a pickoff attempt in the third inning of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Coors Field on July 14, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Phillies defeated the Rockies 8-5. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JULY 1: Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies attempts to turn a double play as Chase Headley #7 of the San Diego Padres slides hard into him at second base in the third inning of a game at Coors Field on July 1, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies 2-0. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 3: Daniel Descalso #33 of the St. Louis Cardinals breaks up a double play against Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium on July 3, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JULY 1: Jonathan Herrera #18 of the Colorado Rockies slides past second base after being forced out by Alexi Amarista #5 of the San Diego Padres, who couldn't turn the double play during a game at Coors Field on July 1, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies 2-0. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 30: Fireworks are let off over the west end of the stadium after a game between the San Diego Padres and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on June 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies 8-4. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 2: Eric Young Jr. #1 of the Colorado Rockies attempts to catch a deep fly ball against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 2, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 3: Jonathan Herrera #18 of the Colorado Rockies throws to first base against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 3, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 06: Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run during the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
  • WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 07: Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies looks on from the dugout during the ninth inning of the Rockies 4-1 loss to the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 7, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
  • ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 5: Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies rounds third base after hitting a two-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 5, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 3: Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies attempts to catch a fly ball against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 3, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 5: Jonathan Herrera #18 of the Colorado Rockies throws to first base against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 5, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 06: Jhoulys Chacin #45 of the Colorado Rockies adjusts his hat between pitches to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 6, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 09: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies slides into home plate as catcher Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies leaps for the throw at Citizens Bank Park on September 9, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 4: Matt Belisle #34 and Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies celebrate after the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 4 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 4: Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies is tagged out on a steal attempt by Paul Janish #4 of the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 4 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
  • ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 4: Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies is congratulated by Manager Jim Tracy #4 after hitting a 5th inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on September 4 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 9: Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies tosses his bat after a strike was called against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on September 9, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 7-4.(Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 10: Catcher Ramon Hernandez #55 of the Colorado Rockies leaves the game after injuring his leg on a ground rule double as second baseman Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants gestures in the fourth inning at Coors Field on September 10, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 10: Manager Jim Tracy #4 of the Colorado Rockies protests a double play call by umpire Angel Campos (R) and is ejected from the game at the end of the seventh inning as homeplate umpire Tim McClelland #36 joins the conversation at Coors Field on September 10, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Giants 6-5. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 10: Catcher Ramon Hernandez #55 of the Colorado Rockies leaves the game after injuring his leg on a ground rule double against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning at Coors Field on September 10, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 9: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies falls as he tried to tag Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies at Citizens Bank Park on September 9, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 10: Starting pitcher Alex White #6 of the Colorado Rockies is welcomed back to the dugout after his solo homerun off of Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants in the second inning at Coors Field on September 10, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - AUGUST 03: Left fielder Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies heads to the dugout between innings against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on August 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Giants defeated the Rockies 16-4. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - AUGUST 03: Second baseman DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies heads to the dugout between innings against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on August 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - AUGUST 03: First baseman Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies plays defense and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants leads off first base as sunset falls over the stadium at Coors Field on August 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies hits a homerun against the San Diego Padres during an MLB game on July 20, 2012 in San Diego, California. Players of the Colorodo Rockies are wearing 7-20 eye black stickers in mourning over the Aurora, Colorado shootings. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Andrew Brown #12 of the Colorado Rockies looks on against the San Diego Padres during their MLB game on July 20, 2012 in San Diego, California. Players of the Colorodo Rockies are wearing 7-20 eye black stickers in mourning over the Aurora, Colorado shootings. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - AUGUST 31: Left fielder Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies makes a diving catch for the third out of the second inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on August 31, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies, 5-4. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 02: Rightfielder Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies catches a line drive by Chris Denorfia #13 of the San Diego Padres to end the seventh inning at Coors Field on September 2, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Padres 11-10. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 02: Matt Belisle #34 of the Colorado Rockies is welcomed back to the dugout as he works against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on September 2, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 1: Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates as he crosses home plate after hitting a grand slam during the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on September 1, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Padres 9-1. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - AUGUST 31: DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies bobbles the ball while trying to get it out of his glove on a base hit by Cameron Maybin of the San Diego Padres in the eighth inning at Coors Field on August 31, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies, 5-4. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - AUGUST 31: Starting pitcher Alex White #6 of the Colorado Rockies hands the ball to manager Jim Tracy #4 as he is taken out of the game in the fourth inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on August 31, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies, 5-4. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JULY 1: Drew Pomeranz #13 of the Colorado Rockies is congratulated in the dugout by special assistant Vinny Castilla #9 of the Colorado Rockies during a game against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on July 1, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Padres defeated the Rockies 2-0. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 25: Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies throws to first base after fielding a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first game of a doubleheader on April 25, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 6: Starting pitcher Juan Nicasio #44 of the Colorado Rockies reacts after giving up a three-run home run to Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves during the third inning at Coors Field on May 6, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 17: Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies turns a double play on Cameron Maybin #24 of the San Diego Padres on a ball hit by Mark Kotsay #14 of the San Diego Padres to second baseman Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on April 17, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 13: (L-R) Dick Monfort, Owner/Chairman and CEO of the Colorado Rockies and Dan O'Dowd, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Colorado Rockies watch pregame festivities as the Rockies host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on April 13, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 16: (L-R) Dexter Fowler #24 and Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies lookk on from the dugout as they were defeated by the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on April 16, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 6: Right fielder Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies makes a catch on the run for the second out of the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Coors Field on May 6, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 11: Mark Ellis #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers watches his throw to first base as Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies slides out at second base during the second inning at Dodger Stadium on May 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12: Colorado Rockies players stretch before taking batting practice for the game with the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 12, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 8: Alex White #6 of the Colorado Rockies falls to the ground after being hit with a ball hit by Cameron Maybin #24 of the San Diego Padres during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Petco Park on May 8, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 7: Jim Tracy #4 manager of the Colorado Rockies looks on during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on May 7, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 8: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies and teammates observe a moment of silence for former Rockies owner Jerry McMorris before a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on May 8, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 09: The Colorado Rockies take the field to face the San Francisco Giants on Opening Day at Coors Field on April 9, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Giants defeated the Rockies 7-0. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 11: Eric Young Jr. #1 of the Colorado Rockies steals second base as shortstop Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants takes the late throw in the fifth inning at Coors Field on April 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 09: US Air Force fighter jets perform a fly over as the American Flag is displayed on the field during the national anthem prior to the game between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies on Opening Day at Coors Field on April 9, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • HOUSTON - APRIL 06: Third baseman Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies makes a sliding catch in foul territory against the Houston Astros on Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on April 6, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
  • HOUSTON - APRIL 06: Center fielder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates with left fielder Carlos Gonzalez #5 after defeating the Houston Astros on Opening Day at Minute Maid Park on April 6, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 11: Rightfielder Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies dives for a fly ball against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on April 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Giants 17-8. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 14: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates with third base coach Rich Dauer after hitting a walk off two-run home run to win 8-7 as pitcher J.J. Putz #40 of the Arizona Diamondbacks walks to the dugout at Coors Field on April 14, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 13: (L-R) Dick Monfort, Owner/Chairman and CEO of the Colorado Rockies and Dan O'Dowd, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Colorado Rockies watch pregame festivities as the Rockies host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on April 13, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 14: Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies loses control of his bat as he strikes out against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on April 14, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Diamondbacks 8-7. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 12: Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies comes up short on a diving effort on an RBI single off the bat of Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning at Coors Field on April 12, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Giants defeated the Rockies 4-2. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - APRIL 14: Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies blows into his hand to keep warm between innings during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on April 14, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 22: Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies fields a fly ball against the Texas Rangersat Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 22, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)
  • ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 24: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies is safe on a bad throw to Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers in the interleague game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 24, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)
  • ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 22: Jason Giambi #23 of the Colorado Rockies hits a single against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 22, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 05: Gerardo Parra #8 of the Arizona Diamondbacks collides with second baseman D.J. LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies as he breaks up a double play during the first inning of a MLB game at Chase Field on June 5, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 21: Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies motions as he approaches home plate after hitting a home run in the ninth inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on June 21, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Rockies won 4-1. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 25: Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies lies on the ground after being hit in the head with the ball during an at-bat against the Washington Nationals at Coors Field on June 25, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 29: Home plate umpire explains to Manager Jim Tracy #4 of the Colorado Rockies that Tyler Colvin #21 was called out swinging despite being hit with the ball in eighth inning at Coors Field on June 29, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Padres 10-2. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 30: Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies turns a double play in the eighth inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on June 30, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 28: Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates after hitting a walk-off single in the 11th inning for the 11-10 win against the Washington Nationals at Coors Field on June 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. THe Rockies defeated the Nationals 11-10 in 11 innings. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 27: Starting pitcher Edwar Cabrera #46 of the Colorado Rockies walks off the field after being pulled from the game during the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Coors Field on June 27, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Cabrera gave up seven runs on five hits in just two and a third innings. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 28: Marco Scutaro #19 of the Colorado Rockies is mobbed by teammates after hitting a walk-off single in the 11th inning for the 11-10 win against the Washington Nationals at Coors Field on June 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 16: Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies makes a throw from deep in the hole as Jordan Pacheco #22 slides to get out of his way against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on May 16, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Diamondbacks 6-1. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 25: Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies argues with umpire Scott Barry after a play at first base in the third inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 25, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 16: Starting pitcher Jamie Moyer #50 of the Colorado Rockies tips his cap to the crowd as he leaves the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on May 16, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Moyer went six and one-third innings en route to the win as the Rockies defeated the Diamondbacks 6-1. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 16: Right fielder Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies hits the wall while trying to make a catch on a ball off the bat of Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on May 16, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Colvin was unable to make the catch as Goldschmidt earned a double. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 16: Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies comes up short on a diving catch agains the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on May 16, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Diamondbacks 6-1. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 25: Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies singles to drive in a run in the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 25, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Rockies won 6-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 02: Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies slides safely into third with a triple as third baseman Elian Herrera #37 of the Los Angeles Dodgers takes the late throw in the first inning at Coors Field on June 2, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 05: Bats belonging to Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies sit in the dugout bat-rack before the start of a MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on June 5, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - JUNE 01: A squirrel runs onto the field during the bottom of the sixth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers face the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on June 1, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 28: Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies is doused with water by teammates (L-R) Esmil Rogers #48 and Carlos Gonzalez #5 after hitting a walk-off RBI triple in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Rockies the 7-6 victory over the Houston Astros at Coors Field on May 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - MAY 31: Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies reacts as he slides safely into second base against the Houston Astros at Coors Field on May 31, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Astros 11-5. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: Charlie Blackmon #8 of the Colorado Rockies slides home to score as catcher Welington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs takes the throw on double by Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Coors Field on September 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies is welcomed home Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies after he scored against the Chicago Cubs to give the Rockies a 2-0 lead in the first inning at Coors Field on September 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies at bat during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Jeff Francis #26 of the Colorado Rockies pitches during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: Andrew Brown #12 of the Colorado Rockies steals second base as shortstop Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs takes the throw in the sixth inning at Coors Field on September 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 27: Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies greets the fans after the game as the Rockies defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-5 at Coors Field on September 27, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 27: The Colorado Rockies hand out gifts to their fans after the defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-5 in their final home game of the season at Coors Field on September 27, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 27: Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies is hit by a pitch by starting pitcher Chris Volstad #32 of the Chicago Cubs in the first inning at Coors Field on September 27, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: The Colorado Rockies celebrate their 6-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Coors Field on September 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 26: A small number of fans waited out a one hour and 24 minute rain delay to witness the Colorado Rockies 6-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Coors Field on September 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 24: Andrew Brown #12 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates his solo homerun off of Brad Ziegler #29 of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the eighth inning at Coors Field on September 24, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Diamonbacks 4-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 25: Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa #29 of the Colorado Rockies reacts after giving up a solo homerun to Dave Sappelt #17 of the Chicago Cubs in the first inning at Coors Field on September 25, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 24: Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates in the dugout after scoring against the Arizona Diamondbacks to give the Rockies a 3-2 lead in the fourth inning at Coors Field on September 24, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 24: Shortstop John McDonald #16 of the Arizona Diamondbacks dives for the ball on a throwing error by pitcher Trevor Cahill #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks that allowed Charlie Blackmon #8 of the Colorado Rockies to advance to third base in the first inning at Coors Field on September 24, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 24: First baseman Matt McBride #7 of the Colorado Rockies reaches for the throw as he gets the put out on grounder by Jacob Elmore #14 of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Coors Field on September 24, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 25: Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies hits a two RBI double off of Rafael Dolis #48 of the Chicago Cubs in the fourth inning at Coors Field on September 25, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Charlie Blackmon #8 of the Colorado Rockies bats during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies hustles on the base path between second base and third base during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies hits an RBI single in the ninth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 25: Fans employ an umbrella as they brave a steady rain through the game as the Chicago Cubs face the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 25, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies peers out from the dugout in the first inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Andrew Brown #12 of the Colorado Rockies breaks his bat as he hits against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Infielder Jonathan Herrera #18 of the Colorado Rockies fields a ground ball out against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Outfielder Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies catches a fly ball out during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Infielder Jonathan Herrera #18 of the Colorado Rockies throws over the sliding Justin Upton #10 of the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete a double play during the sixth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 5-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies walks to the dugout after a strike out against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 5-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Pitcher Jeff Francis #26 of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 5-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 5-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Infielder DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies is unable to field a double hit by Aaron Hill (not pictured) of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the third inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 5-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 5-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies waits on the mound as he makes a pitching change in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 29, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Shortstop Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies throws to first to complete a double play ending the eighth inning after forcing our Bobby Abreu #12 of the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 29, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 28: DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies reacts as he is forced out at second base by Mark Ellis #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium on September 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 27: Shortstop Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies throws out Anthony Recker #20 of the Chicago Cubs for the final out of the game as the Rockies defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-5 at Coors Field on September 27, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 27: Manager Jim Tracy #4 of the Colorado Rockies looks on from the dugout as the Rockies defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-5 at Coors Field on September 27, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Rafael Ortega #47 of the Colorado Rockies slides into second with a stolen base as shortstop Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers can't handle th throw in the first inning on September 30, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 01: Andrew Brown #12 of the Colorado Rockies bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on October 1, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • PHOENIX, AZ - OCTOBER 02: Colorado Rockies fan, Josh Pugh of Aurora, Colorado displays his team inspired mowhawk before the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on October 2, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Jorge De La Rosa #29 of the Colorado Rockies throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 30, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: First baseman Matt McBride #7 of the Colorado Rockies reaches over the dugout railing to catch a foul pop up by A.J. Ellis of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the third inning on September 30, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is tagged out as he collides with catcher Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies trying to score in the fifth inning on September 30, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies makes a defensive play in the ninth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 27: Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 27, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Charlie Blackmon #8 of the Colorado Rockies lies on the field after running into DJ LeMahieu #9 (not shown) while chasing a hit by Andy Parrino #3 of the San Diego Padres during the second inning of a baseball game at Petco Park on September 15, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Rafael Betancourt #63 of the Colorado Rockies is congratulated by Wilin Rosario #20 after getting the final out against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 14, 2012 in San Diego, California. The Rockies won 7-4. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies is congratulated by manager Jim Tracy #4 after scoring during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 14, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies is welcomed into the dugout after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 14, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Jim Tracy #4 manager of the Colorado Rockies argues a call during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 15, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies runs to first base against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 16, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies gets caught stealing tagged out by Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at AT&T Park on September 17, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Andy Parrino #3 of the San Diego Padres scores in the fifth inning against Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park on September 16, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Jason Giambi #23 of the Colorado Rockies tosses hit bat after taking a strike during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 15, 2012 in San Diego, California. The Padres won 4-3. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Alex White #6 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 16, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 11: Center fielder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies is unable to catch a pop fly by Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants that was blown by the wind in the fourth inning at Coors Field on September 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 11: Charlie Blackmon #8 of the Colorado Rockies slides safely into first base as pitcher Jeremy Affeldt #41 of the San Francisco Giants covers the bag on the ground ball to first baseman Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants in the eighth inning at Coors Field on September 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 02: Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies takes an at bat against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on September 2, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 10: First baseman Jordan Pacheco #22 of the Colorado Rockies holds Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants on the bag at Coors Field on September 10, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 10: Two fans in Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies jerseys take in the game against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on September 10, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 11: Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates his two run homerun off of Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants with Matt McBride #7 of the Colorado Rockies as catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants looks on in the bottom of the ninth inning at Coors Field on September 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Giants defeated the Rockies 9-8. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 12: Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino #37 of the Colorado Rockies delivers against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on September 12, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies hits an RBI double during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on September 14, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 12: Hector Sanchez #29 of the San Francisco Giants collides with catcher Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies as he slides home to score in the first inning at Coors Field on September 12, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 11: (L-R) Fresh, Toothy and Bristles sprint in the Comfort Dental Race during a break in the action between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 11: Josh Outman #88 of the Colorado Rockies delivers against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on September 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 22: Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin gets a hug from relief pitcher Matt Belisle #34 of the Colorado Rockies after throwing out the first pitch before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 22: A three-run triple by Aaron Hill of the Arizona Diamondbacks (not pictured) falls past a diving effort by center fielder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies during the sixth inning at Coors Field on September 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 8-7. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 22: Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin throws out the first pitch before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 21: Catcher Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies tags out Gerardo Parra #8 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at the plate as umpire Cory Blaser makes the call in the sixth inning at Coors Field on September 21, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 22: Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin celebrates after throwing out the first pitch before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 22: Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies beaks up a double play attempt by Aaron Hill #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning at Coors Field on September 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 8-7. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Rob Scahill #62 of the Colorado Rockies pitches in the sixth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies tags out Wil Nieves #27 of the Arizona Diamondbacks as Nieves attempted to steal second base in the sixth inning of a game at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Jacob Elmore #14 of the Arizona Diamondbacks forces out DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies at second base and attempts to turn a double play in the eighth inning of a game at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 22: Tyler Colvin #21 of the Colorado Rockies slides safely into second base as Aaron Hill #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks looses control of the ball after a passed ball by the catcher allowed Colvin to advance during the sixth inning at Coors Field on September 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 8-7. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies grounds into a fielder's choice in a pinch-hitting situation in the eighth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 10-7. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Jason Giambi #23 of the Colorado Rockies pitch-hitting in the seventh inning hits into a double play with the bases loaded against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on September 18, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants steals second base as the throw goes into centerfield past D.J. LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies in the fifth inning at AT&T Park on September 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants attempting to turn the double play, hits Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies in the head with the ball in the six inning at AT&T Park on September 18, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies throws out Xavier Nady #12 of the San Francisco Giants (not pictured) in the fourth inning at AT&T Park on September 17, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies shows the ball to umpire Mark Carlson #6 after Rosario tagged out Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants attempting to score from second base on a single to left field in the fifth inning at AT&T Park on September 17, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Chris Nelson #10 of the Colorado Rockies is congratulated by manager Jim Tracy (L) and hitting coach Carney Lansford (C) after Nelson scored in the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on September 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 21: Rightfielder Matt McBride #7 of the Colorado Rockies looks on as the sun sets as the Rockies host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 21, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 21: Relief pitcher Alex White #6 of the Colorado Rockies leaves the game in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on September 21, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 21: Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a single by Wilin Rosario #20 of the Colorado Rockies to give the Rockies a 2-1 lead over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning at Coors Field on September 21, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Josh Rutledge #14 of the Colorado Rockies attempting to go from second to third on a ground ball to shortstop in the third inning at AT&T Park on September 20, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Manager Jim Tracy #4 of the Colorado Rockies takes the ball from pitcher Jorge De La Rosa #29 taking him out of the game in the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on September 20, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
    
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DENVER- The Colorado Rockies season started out bright but quickly turned sour. They finished with thier worst record in history, 64-98. Injuries, pitching woes, etc are at least partially to blame.

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