Found August 13, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The uncertainty provides charm. Spring training brings optimism. Then predictions create fools of all of us. The Washington Nationals aren't looking terribly sexy as a World Series pick. The Pirates have more wins than the Giants. And the Yankees' David Robertson has as many saves this month as Mariano Rivera? Really. In a sport that is routinely hard to figure out one thing has followed suit this season. The Rockies crush Edinson Volquez. It's a pretty safe bet that he'd rather floss his teeth with barbed wire than pitch another game at Coors Field after getting soaked in a 14-2 loss Monday night. The right-hander was an easy victim in the Rockies' fourth straight win as they try to cleanse the memory of their recent road trip. Even without all-star outfielder Michael Cuddyer available because of an illness even with Troy Tulowitzki knee deep in a slump Colorado ambushed Volquez. By the sixth inning every Rockies starter including pitcher Jhoulys Chacin had a...
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