10 Reasons the Rockies Can Win It All

Jeff DillonCorrespondent IOctober 6, 2009

10 Reasons the Rockies Can Win It All

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    DENVER - OCTOBER 01:  Manager Jim Tracy (L) of the Colorado Rockies is showered by his teammates as they celebrate in the clubhouse after they defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 and clinched a National League playoff berth at Coors Field on October 1, 200

10. They’re the only team in baseball with five 10-game winners

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 02:  Ubaldo Jimenez #38 of the Colorodo Rockies pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers on October 2, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jacob de Golish/Getty Images)

9. Jorge De La Rosa

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 03: Pitcher Jorge De La Rosa #29 of the Colorado Rockies throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers on October 3, 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

8. Jim. Freaking. Tracy.

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    PHOENIX - SEPTEMBER 20:  Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the major league baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 20, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty

7. Troy Tulowitzki’s bat (and glove)

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    DENVER - SEPTEMBER 25:  Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies turns a double play on Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals on a grounder by Matt Holliday of the Cardinals to end the eighth inning at Coors Field on September 25, 2009 i

6. They can go deep

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    PHOENIX - SEPTEMBER 20:  Jason Giambi #23 of the Colorado Rockies crosses home plate after hitting a 2 run home run during the major league baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 20, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  The Rocki

5. A (surprisingly) rock-solid Bullpen

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    DENVER - SEPTEMBER 25:  Relief pitcher Huston Street #16 of the Colorado Rockies delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field on September 25, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Street earned the win as the Rockies defeated the Cardinals 2-1.  (Photo by

4. They’ve been here before

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    DENVER - OCTOBER 01:  Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies is welcomed home by Chris Iannetta #20 after he scored on an RBI double by Garrett Atkins off of starting pitcher Manny Parra #26 of the Milwaukee Brewers to give the Rockies a 3-0 lead in the

3. They won six of seven against the Cardinals in the Regular Season

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    DENVER - SEPTEMBER 27:  Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals gets a put out as he tags Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies as he lays down a sacrifice bunt at Coors Field on September 27, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Car

2. The Coors Field Factor

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    DENVER - SEPTEMBER 25:  The sun sets over the stadium as the Colorado Rockies host the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field on September 25, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Cardinals 2-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

1. They’ve got God on their side

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    DENVER - OCTOBER 01:  Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies lays on the floor as the Rockies celebrate in the clubhouse after they defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 and clinched a National League playoff berth at Coors Field on October 1, 2009 in Denve