All in all, although the Rockies lost Saturday night, the results of the day were wholly positive for Colorado, who will face the Arizona Diamondbacks in the National League Wild Card game at Chase Field on Wednesday.
Neither the Dodgers (103-58) nor the Diamondbacks (92-69) slowed down, and the Rockies have had to fight and scrap to hold their playoff position while battling within baseball's toughest division.
Thanks to a stellar win over the Dodgers on Friday -- and a thrilling comeback win by the Cardinals over the pursuing Brewers on Saturday afternoon -- the Colorado Rockies officially clinched the National League's final postseason spot.
An eighth-inning outburst helped compensate for a shaky save by closer Manny Corpas as the Rockies finally closed the gap.
The Rockies will play beyond their final regularly scheduled regular season game for the first time since 2009.
A win in their next two games or a Brewers loss would solidify the Rockies' first trip to the postseason in eight years.
Charlie Blackmon’s impressive 2017 season will be remembered in the history books for years to come.
Riding a six-run fourth inning, the Rockies stop a late Diamondbacks rally and sweep the series 4-0, punching their ticket to the franchise's first World Series berth.
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Troy Tulowitzki hits a grand slam, Rockies' offense explodes while the Brewers beat the Padres in extra innings, leaving the Rockies only one game back from the Wild Card.
Despite surrendering two runs in the 13th inning, the Rockies would rally for three of their own to secure their first postseason appearance in a dozen seasons.