Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 10/2/12
Chris Nelson had the game winning hit for the Rockies.It came down to the last series of the season, but the Colorado Rockies have avoided their first 100-loss season in franchise history.On Monday night, after the Rockies had battled back against Rookie of the Year candidate Wade Miley, Rafael Betancourt came in to finish off the Diamondbacks and send the Rockies back to their hotel certain that they wouldn't cross the 100-loss threshold. However, Betancourt gave up a home run to Paul Goldschmidt, picking up a blown save and sending the game to extra innings.When Goldschmidt launched the home run, it seemed like fate was whispering in the Rockies ears that it was meant to be. This team was supposed to lose 100 games.However, the Rockies decided that wouldn't be the case. In the 13th inning Tyler Colvin hit a deep fly ball to the left-center gap, which bounced once and landed in the crowd. Chris Nelson, who has been phenomenal since returning from the disabled list, singled up the m...
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