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Don't blame Jamie Moyer for Thursday's Rockies loss.One more base hit, or more good swing, and the Colorado Rockies might have been winners on Thursday afternoon.Despite being no-hit into the 7th inning by Madison Bumgarner, the Rockies were one swing away from tying the game in the bottom of the 9th inning. The Rockies found a way to claw back into a game in which they were dominated in through seven innings.The fact is, if the defense would have been strong behind Jamie Moyer, the Rockies probably are not talking about being a swing away from tying it, but they are celebrating their first series win of the season.Those who didn't watch the game will say that the Moyer experiment should come to a close sooner rather than later. They will see that he gave up four runs and didn't make it out of the 6th inning.However, those who think this game falls on Moyer's 49-year old shoulders are sadly mistaken. The lefty was the victim of two errors that came at critical po...
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