Found June 25, 2013 on NESN.com:
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Red Sox fans can be forgiven if they don’t know a whole lot about the Colorado Rockies. After all, this week’s two-game set in Boston, which begins Tuesday night, marks the first time the boys from Denver will take the field at Fenway Park since Game 2 of the 2007 World Series. Just three players from Colorado’s lone pennant-winning team remain on the roster (Troy Tulowitzki, Todd Helton and Yorvit Torrealba), and with the team receiving little coverage on national television, few Rockies are household names around New England. They come into Tuesday night with a record just one game above .500 (39-38) and with a pitching staff that leaves much to be desired, but this team is elite in one way: they tear the cover off the ball. At the center of that power surge is Carlos Gonzalez, a free-swinging left fielder in the prime of his career and an early favorite for the National League MVP. In his sixth major league season, Gonzalez leads all NL hitters in home runs (21), ranks fourth in ...
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