It's a story that's been written a hundred times. However, it's been written so many times because of the fact that this group of baseball players seem to play their best when they are seemingly out of the race.
In 2010, it seemed like a breath of fresh air to Rockies fans when the club went 11-12 in April.
That being said, 11-12 is not very good for a team looking to make a statement, but compared to previous years it seemed like a hot start.
In 2007, the Rockies finished April at 10-16; in April 2008, the year they were trying to prove that their run to the World Series was no fluke, they stumbled to 11-17; in 2009, with Clint Hurdle's job on the line, the club went 8-12.
Needless to say, April has not been friendly to the Rockies.
There is a prevailing thought that the move from Tucson to Scottsdale will help the team's legs to be more rested. On top of that, the everyday ...
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