Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/16/14
The Colorado Rockies stumbled home this weekend after a 1-9 road trip. After sweeping one of the best teams in baseball, they're feeling good again. Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning and the Rockies beat Pittsburgh 3-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Pirates. The Pirates came to Coors Field this weekend with a five-game winning streak. They hold a three-game edge over St. Louis, and visit the Cardinals for a three-game series starting Tuesday night. ''We pack it up and we go,'' Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle said. ''You honestly self-evaluate and move on and get ready to play in St. Louis.'' Pedro Alvarez homered for the Pirates. The Rockies last swept a series April 16-18 against the Mets on their way to a 13-4 start. They have struggled the last two months to fall from the top of the NL West to out of the playoff race. They bottomed out with their worst road trip since 2007 but bounced back ...
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