Originally written May 06, 2012 on Rockies Review:
Freddie Freeman is a Rockies-killer.Was there anyone who thought it wouldn't go this way?The Colorado Rockies had already blown the two games that they should have won in this series. They were due for a tough offensive day after pounding Atlanta's pitchers for two straight days, both in losing causes.On Sunday, Juan Nicasio looked good, but then gave up a three run home run to Freddie Freeman, who feasts on Rockies pitching, and realistically, the day was over for the home team.If the team couldn't win when they had a six run leads in each of the previous days, how could they be expected to win when they were down by three runs. It sounds pessimistic, but would anyone fault the offense if thoughts like that crept into their heads?Nicasio took the loss, and wasn't on top of his game. The headlines will suggest that his start is what lost the game for the team. Those are accurate assertions. However, Nicasio is in a situation where he doesn't have much room to gro...
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