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Todd Helton led the Rockies to victory.There are plenty of quiet critics on Sunday afternoon.Todd Helton stepped to the plate in the top of the 7th inning with the game still scoreless. Jorge De La Rosa had done his job, giving the club glimpses of what they had seen in 2009. The lefty gave up just two hits, while walking two and striking out seven.Go back through the Twitter timelines to Friday night. Following a sweep at the hands of the San Francisco Giants, many angry fans took to Twitter to criticize the Rockies grizzly veteran. Helton had started the season 2-for-21, an .095 batting average, through the team's first nine games. Frankly, his at-bats warranted the criticism. Helton looked like a guy who was had seen his best days end long ago.However, follow Helton throughout his career and one thing is very evident. When Helton falls into a slump, he doesn't come out of it in a small way, he collects a bunch of hits all at once. On Friday he looked more comfortable at t...
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