Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 6/1/12
Carlos Gonzalez continues to hit extremely well for the Rockies.A few things have become apparent in the first two months of Colorado Rockies baseball in 2012. The first is that the offense is going to have to carry the club. The second is that Carlos Gonzalez is one of the best hitters in the game.A night after slamming three home runs against the Astros in route to a big win, Gonzalez stepped to the plate in the bottom of the 1st inning on Thursday and drilled a Bud Norris pitch to left-center field. The ball landed in landed just on the other side of the fence, giving the Rockies a three run lead before Norris and the Astros recorded an out.More importantly, it gave CarGo his fourth home run in four at-bats. Gonzalez is just the 22nd time in Major League history to accomplish the feat.With the homer, the Rockies were well on their way to a 11-5 victory over the Astros, giving them a four-game sweep of the formerly hot club.In the 2nd inning, Gonzalez stepped to the plate again. D...
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