Found June 25, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Dan O'Dowd has resorted to excuses.Winning is tough. Only one of 30 Major League teams can win every year, and in a league with no salary cap, the Colorado Rockies have an even tougher time winning than some of the other franchises.With that in mind, franchises in some of the smaller markets have two choices. They can either commit to excellence, regardless of the odds, or the second option, they could make excuses and continue to fail miserably.Sunday night was the latest example. A clubhouse cleaned out to bring in guys who care about winning and are focused on the game became a joke once again when Marco Scutaro once again lost his focus and made a little league mistake that possibly changed the course of the game. After being called safe at 2nd base in the 9th inning, Scutaro wandered off the bag, thinking he was out. He was tagged and suddenly the Rockies no longer had the tying run in scoring position with one out. They had two outs and the tying run at the plate.The play ...
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