Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 10/13/14
Roy Oswalt signed a minor league deal with the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies continue to surprise the baseball world.As they begin a homestand against the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees, the Rockies are in the midst of one of the toughest stretches of the season.Before flying to Arizona, the Rockies played three against the best team in baseball, the Atlanta Braves. From there they went to Phoenix, where they have traditionally struggled, then to Los Angeles to face the Dodgers where they rarely score more than a few runs.Despite a few tough games in the midst of the stretch so far, the Rockies have held their own. They have stayed in most games and have played well enough to stay in first place in the National League West. They capped the road trip with a rare series win at Dodger Stadium.The difference for the Rockies has been their ability to bounce back from tough losses. A year ago, a walk off loss usually resulted in several straight bad games in a row. A game in which...
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