Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 5/17/12

Philadelphia Phillies Jamie Moyer walks off the field after ending the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers during Game 3 of the National League division series at Miller Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Saturday, October 4, 2008. (David Maialetti/Philadelphia Daily News/MCT) Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom

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Jamie Moyer pitched and hit the Rockies to victory.If the Colorado Rockies have any hope whatsoever, they have to have strong pitching performances from their starting rotation.They got that from their oldest pitcher on Wednesday night at Coors Field. The Rockies emerged victorious against the Diamondbacks, winning in convincing fashion, 6-1. After a disappointing road trip that has left plenty of elbow room on the Rockies bandwagon, the team was in desperate need of a win to start the homestand."We played a very clean ballgame," manager Jim Tracy said. "The pitching, defense and hitting all combined for a very good night."Jamie Moyer, pitching among the whispers of losing his spot in the rotation, answered the call for the Rockies. The 49-year-old gave the team 6-1/3 innings on the mound. He gave up six hits and only one run. He struck out five batters and walked two.Moyer rocked the Diamondbacks to sleep with his 78 MPH fastball, mixing in offspeed pitches that barely reached regi...
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