We are literally just minutes away from the beginning of the MLB Playoffs with
In 2007 the
PR: I'm gonna go ahead and say no to this notion. There's a big difference between the 2007 Rockies and the 2009
The 2009 Rockies featured some young players as well, but the pitching staff had far more major league experience, basically the Rockies have really started playing to ability and were able to sustain success from June through the end of the season (with a couple of hot streaks to help recover from their early struggles). Essentially, the team has arrived and is nicely poised to sustain this successful season.
In terms of bringing something into this series from 2007,
PR: I'd be more concerned from
However, on the flip side of the coin, the
So to answer the question, I take our pitching over their hitting.
PR: Well my initial response was going to be "Strong LHP gone" but Philly has hit lefties and righties relatively the same this season - actually lefties a little harder. What this does to
Prediction time. Tell us who’ll win and in how many games.
PR: I'm so awful at this part. I've been saying Rockies in 4 (steal one from Hamels in Philly, sweep Coors), but with the loss of DLR, we'll be seeing some combination of Contreras and Marquis in game 4, and that just doesn't make me comfortable at all. I'll stick with
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