Todd Helton's production - of lack thereof - has been directly impacting the Colorado Rockies so far this season.
Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are also vital to the team's prospects.
The Rockies could use another strong effort from the trio of sluggers Saturday night as they try to win back-to-back games against the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks for the first time in almost two years.
Helton is 7 for 15 with three doubles and five RBIs in three victories for Colorado (3-4) in 2012, while he's gone 0 for 9 in defeats. The first baseman, whose 347 homers and 1,311 RBIs are the most in franchise history, had three hits and three RBIs on Friday as the Rockies rallied for a 7-6 win over Arizona (5-2).
Helton, though, deflected praise to the bullpen, which yielded four hits in 6 1-3 scoreless innings while the Rockies erased an early four-run deficit.
"The bullpen was unbelievable. The bullpen won us the game," Helton said. "They were fabulous, especially when they had runners...