Found September 20, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Colorado Rockies are limping toward the finish. A 7-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday was Colorado's fifth consecutive defeat. It's the second time this month and this season the Rockies have lost five straight games on the road, the other being Sept. 5-9 at Atlanta and Philadelphia. Colorado lost Saturday and Sunday at San Diego before losing the first three-games of the four-game series at San Francisco. In addition to five straight losses, the Rockies have lost seven of their past eight games and 12 of their past 14. They are 5-13 this month with 11 September games remaining. The fewest games the Rockies have won in September is nine; they went 9-14 in September 2003 and 9-16 in September 2011. The latest loss was the team's 90th of the season. It is the fifth time in franchise history the Rockies have lost at least 90 games and the first time since they lost a franchise-high 95 games in 2005. The Rockies also lost 95 games in 1993, their fir...
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