Well, that wasn't pretty.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Not that it's surprising at this point, but the Rockies won yet again last night to sweep the Diamondbacks and earn their first-ever ticket to the World Series.
Because there simply aren't enough rebuses on sports blogs, With Leather brings you the above image in honor of the NLCS's Game 3 hero.
The Colorado Rockies won their 19th game out of 20 last night, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 2 of the NLCS 3-2.
Despite a four-game break between series, the Rockies won yet a-fucking-gain last night, taking Game 1 of the NLCS from Arizona by a 5-1 score.
Even through all my cynicism and sarcasm -- or, as I call it, TELLIN IT LIKE IT IS -- I have to admit that I enjoyed the last couple days of baseball.
We needed 3 teams to win and 1 to lose in order to create the most awesome playoff to the playoffs scenario in the history of the collection of shit that is the National League.
A month or two ago I got an email from a reader who was all, "Wah wah wah, you never write about the Rockies in your baseball roundup.
I love rare feats in baseball -- no-hitters, the cycle, triple plays, Manny Ramirez paying attention in left field, and so on.
Lots of great baseball action last night, but I'm putting the spotlight on Endy's Game -- Endy Chavez drove in the winning run in the 12th inning with a bunt single as the Mets beat the Rockies 2-1.
Colorado Rockies' pitcher Jeff Francis and manager Clint Hurdle were suspended yesterday after a bean-ball incident in a game with the Padres on Tuesday:Francis was suspended for five regular-season games for intentionally throwing at San Diego's Kevin Kouzmanoff on Tuesday after a warning had been issued earlier in the game.
The National League worked really hard to get our attention yesterday, as the Rockies thrashed the Giants 20-8.