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Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks in NL Wild Card

05 October 2017

He didn't reach 100 pitches in any of his six post-DL starts, and manager Dave Roberts has already indicated he's not going to use Kershaw on short rest in Game 4 like the Dodgers have done the past four Division Series, so Kershaw is probably on a rough 100-pitch limit anyway. The showdown between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies tonight could wind up being one for the ages and features great fantasy players.

The Rockies (87-75) finished the regular season with an 8-11 record against the D-backs, being outscored 101-69. "And we know theirs". Greinke was knocked out of the game in the fourth inning Wednesday and Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo used Ray for 2⅓ innings (and 34 pitches) in relief, calling into question Ray's availability for Friday's start. We live for them.

The Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate after the National League wild-card playoff baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Phoenix.

Again, the Rockies tried to answer and, no surprise, it was Arenado that started it. "He's been a really good pitcher for years". It's very exciting for me.

"I was thinking, 'Please stop right there, '" Lovullo said. I have to squint pretty hard at my TV because of how small the scoreboard is. All my pitches feel good, so I'll be doing as good as I can do.

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In addition to the game's starter Zack Greinke, left-hander Robbie Ray, a 15-game victor, will be in the Arizona bullpen along with fellow starters lefty Patrick Corbin and right-hander Zack Godley.

Both teams have MVP candidates. Colorado is led by the duo of center fielder Charlie Blackmon and third baseman Nolan Arenado, both in the race for NL Most Valuable Player award. The Diamondbacks would get a two-run triple to make pull ahead 8-5. Paul Goldschmidt had two hits and three RBI in the victory and Daniel Descalso scored twice while driving in two RBI as well. The only NL team with a lower bullpen ERA than the D-backs was the Dodgers. It's do or die. I think that he's been grinding away at it.

I am going with Rey Fuentes.

"The thing I like about it the best is it has a really nice batter's eye".

And the more he struggled, the worse his sleeping habits became. We prepare for them. "It felt like the last team that scored was going to win". You can ask anybody in the lineup or on the roster.

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"It's what we've done the whole year: We respond", Bradley said.

"I know that he's probably working on balance, he's working on staying through the ball, all the common things you want to get to when you're maybe not having the results you want". Martinez hits a home run and "Goldy" goes 3-4.

It will be the first time the D-backs have seen the postseason since 2011, while it will be the Rockies' first postseason appearance since 2009.

Down four in the ninth, the Rockies didn't go quietly.

Or maybe it's the argument of who is more terrifying (and capable of supplying the most nightmare fuel) Colorado's Dinger, who menaces opposing pitchers from behind the catcher during games and has to be the only mascot anywhere risqué enough to go bare midriff every night.

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Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks in NL Wild Card