Originally posted on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 8/21/12
Tyler Colvin has been a great addition to the Rockies.As much heat as Dan O'Dowd takes, there is one thing that is certain. His trade of Ian Stewart and Casey Weathers to the Chicago Cubs for Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu was a huge win for the Colorado Rockies.On Monday night, the Rockies got another huge game from Colvin. The 26-year-old recorded two of the Rockies six hits on the night. He also was the first to conquer one of the National League's best starting pitchers in RA Dickey. The knuckleballer owned the Rockies lineup until Colvin came to the plate in the 5th inning and launched a knuckleball deep into the upper deck at Citi Field. The bomb tied the game at one and gave the Rockies hope.Colvin recorded his second hit in the 9th inning, pushing Dexter Fowler to third base and setting up a Ramon Hernandez RBI immediately afterwards as the Rockies added an insurance run.The Rockies were in need of someone to step up and lead the offense. It seems that anyone who has contribut...
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