If the Rockies win two games, they're in the playoffs no matter what. If they win one game, they're still basically in.
It's been eight years since the Colorado Rockies were in this position. The postseason is in finally in sight, and this time, the boys in purple don't need anybody's help.
In a press release, the Rockies noted that "the Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each of the 30 MLB Clubs who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field. Ian Desmond easily checks all those boxes.
A loss to the Diamondbacks put the Rockies two games behind the Padres with two games to go. To make the Wild Card, the Rockies would need to win out... and would need some help from the Milwaukee Brewers.
Nate Lundy, Shawn Drotar and TJ Carpenter say it's starting to feel like Rocktober around these parts.
Trevor Story, Ian Desmond and Carlos Gonzalez accounted for 10 of the Rockies' 15 RBIs in a runaway victory.
Sports Illustrated's Tom Verducci says his first-place vote is going to the Rockies' third baseman.
In the final game of the road trip, the Rockies bats came alive late, putting together seven runs and pulling away from the Dodgers to sweep the series.
The Rockies actually looked like a Wild Card baseball team last night in their 6-0 win over the Marlins.
The Colorado Rockies needed a win more than ever on Tuesday night against the Miami Marlins.