Rockies came a long way this season

Originally Published: October 28, 2007
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

DENVER -- Damn humidor.

The Rockies, outplayed the entire World Series, were down to their final inning. They trailed 3-0 in the series and 4-3 in the game, and dominating Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon was on the mound firing smoke to 5-foot-9 infielder Jamey Carroll, who has hit all of nine home runs in his five-year big league career. And Carroll connected with a drive to deep, deep left field. For an instant, all of Colorado (and no doubt much of New England) waited breathlessly, ...

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