Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 11/12/14
De La Rosa continued to surprise on Wednesday.As bad as the Colorado Rockies were playing two weeks ago, they suddenly have re-emerged. On Wednesday afternoon, the Rockies rode Carlos Gonzalez and Jorge De La Rosa to a 4-1 victory, and a series win against the Diamondbacks.It might be time for the critics to admit it, myself included. This Rockies team might be for real. The main reason this team might be able to go the full six months and stay in contention is simple. When things go bad, they respond by playing better. They don't give in. They believe that they are good.The Rockies went 10-18 in May of 2012, effectively ending any chance they had of respectability. In May of 2011, they won just eight games, going 8-21. With that track record, it is understandable why the skepticism was at an all-time high when the Rockies started off May with a 5-9 record and seemed to be in free fall mode for the third straight May.During the bad streak, the offense, not the starting pitching, was...
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