Found June 14, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Colorado Rockies got an adequate outing from starter Josh Outman but found a different way to lose Wednesday. They were 20-0 when leading after eight innings, with 13 of those wins coming at home, but that streak came crashing down when the Oakland A's scored three runs in the ninth off closer Rafael Betancourt to pull out a 10-8 win. The loss was a season-high seventh straight for the Rockies, their longest losing streak since they dropped nine in a row Sept. 15-23, 2011. At 24-37, the Rockies are a season-worst 13 games below .500. And Colorado is 0-8 in interleague play with all the losses coming at home. Betancourt, whose 10th and most recent save was June 3, blew his second save opportunity, the first one coming May 2. He gave up a leadoff single to Coco Crisp, a flare into right field. After a sacrifice, Crisp stole third and scored on a sacrifice fly, just beating right fielder Michael Cuddyer's throw and tying the game at 8. Seth Smith then doubled off the ...
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