Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 7/26/13
It isn't Jonathan Herrera's fault that the Rockies lost.With the tying run at the plate and one out in the bottom of the 9th inning, the Colorado Rockies sent Jonathan Herrera to the plate.Jonathan Herrera.While Herrera has had a very good year for the Rockies and plays the role that he has been given very well, he is frankly, not the guy anyone wants to see stroll to the plate with a chance to tie the game.Herrera promptly hit into a double play, ending the late Rockies threat and giving the Marlins the 5-3 victory. As mentioned, Herrera has been very good in the role the club has asked him to play, but the situation he was in on Thursday is a no-brainer, pinch-hit situation where a guy with a big bat who can tie the game comes to the plate.The problem is, that guy doesn't exist for the Rockies. Even with Todd Helton on the bench, the Rockies don't possess a serious power threat on their bench. So instead, they have to hope Herrera can get a base hit and keep the inning going.The p...
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