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Rockies keep streaking because of Corpas' perseverance

Originally Published: October 12, 2007
By Eric Neel | ESPN.com

PHOENIX -- Center fielder Ryan Spilborghs crossed the plate in the top of the 11th inning with the third run in the Colorado Rockies' 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night, but the game was won an inning earlier when 24-year-old Rockies closer Manny Corpas kept his cool.

With a 2-1 lead and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, Corpas hung on to a slider a little too long and popped Diamondbacks center ...

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