Turns out, the Colorado Rockies don't need to be a mile high to light up a scoreboard.
Todd Helton and Josh Rutledge both went 4 for 4 as Colorado battered Brett Myers for 14 hits Monday night in an 18-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians at Salt River Fields - elevation 1,257 feet.
''We're going to be a good offensive club,'' rookie manager Walt Weiss said. ''I don't think we're going to do that every night, but it's going to be a good offensive club.''
Wilin Rosario also had four of Colorado's 26 hits. He knocked in three runs.
Chris Nelson cracked a three-run homer off Myers and finished with three hits. Leadoff batter Dexter Fowler had three hits and scored twice, raising his spring average to .364.
Michael Cuddyer added a solo shot against Indians reliever David Huff. It was the first home run of the spring for both Nelson and Cuddyer.
The 39-year-old Helton, coming off right hip surgery and entering the final season of his contract, is batting .435. The Rockies have scor...