Colorado Rockies: series preview against the Diamondbacks

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Because of the first problem and in spite of the second, when the Giants announced that they would be inexplicably resuming their game against the Dodgers-delayed by thunderstorms for nearly three hours, after a single pitch had been thrown-at 10:50 p.m. PDT, I had to go.

"We needed it", manager Dave Roberts said.

Since, they've been scoring half that, plating 2.6 runs per game with 13 home runs in and 158 strikeouts (9.3 per contest). They've now lost 11 straight games, the longest such streak in franchise history since moving to L.A. "You just have to keep working your way through it. It's going to come back to us". Even though they have only won one game in September, they still have an expected wins total of 103.6 and a 100% chance to win the division according to Fangraphs.

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Star linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and game-breaking wide receiver Randy Moss are among 11 first-year eligible players for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It was a full team effort.

That 2011 Red Sox team was shrouded in controversy, much of it surrounding Francona. In three career starts against them, he is 0-2 with an 8.80 ERA.

Potential downside: The lost opportunity against Northern Colorado and a shorter week of practice after the storm leaves the Gators less than ready for their SEC debut.

"This needs to happen", Kershaw said. Los Angeles is -145 on the -1.5 run line, while San Francisco is +125 on the +1.5 RL.

On Tuesday, Bochy compared Kershaw to the Atlanta Braves' trilogy of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and John Smoltz, but then decided to pay him a higher compliment.

If the answer remains yes, this losing streak matters more than we've been letting on.

The left-hander struck out pinch-hitter Tim Federowicz to end the sixth with the bases loaded after Orlando Calixte's sacrifice fly.

The Giants are opening on the road for the 27th time in the past 34 years, which they request so they can end at home.

The Dodgers are still the owners of the best record in all of baseball. But he's an absolute bully against the Giants. Offensively, Buster Posey leads the Giants with 144 hits and 61 RBI while Joe Panik and Denard Span have combined for 255 hits and 90 RBI. And yet rather than embrace the truth and include the Dodger faithful in the current reality of the situation, with the exceptions mentioned above, we are hearing false reassurances, excuses and sometimes sheer nonsense from the organization's representatives.

Enter Kershaw - or as he's called around here, the Giant Killer.

It was generously scored a double.

Kershaw, Hill and Darvish will go into the postseason having thrown fewer than 200 innings each.

But enough about the Dodgers' slouch to the playoffs.

Again, no error was charged.

"I made a bad error", Story said. That's not going to make it. I can't yell and swing.

Rockies 5, Diamondbacks 4: Nolan Arenado hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the eighth inning and drove in four runs in Colorado's 5-4 victory over Arizona. Pedro Baez suffered the loss in relief. And as the Indians, who on Tuesday night became the fourth team since 1900 to win 20 straight, have moved into position to threaten the Giants' revered mark, questions have arisen as to why a team that won 12 consecutive games, played a tie and then ripped off 14 more wins in a row would have the record.