Originally written August 17, 2012 on The Baseball Page:
Mired in a terrible season the Rockies sweep the Brewers at Coors. Having Eric Young Jr. playing at a dream-like level doesn't hurt. Young Jr. homered again, finished with two hits, extending his stellar work at the plate lately (22-for-46 for a .478 average). He doesn't have to and can't remain this hot the rest of the season but the more he shows his hit tool the more attractive he makes himself to the Rockies or some other team for future employment. His batting average is now sitting at .323. He is building security and making money right now. Second baseman Chris Nelson singled twice and drove in two three runs to continue his best season. The Rockies first-round pick in 2004 is not starter quality and that's disappointing for a player the organization once spent the ninth-overall pick on but Nelson has saved his career and should have work with some team in 2013 as a capable reserve infielder. Rockies' Notes The Rockies did not receive acceptable pitching ...
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