Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Takeaways from Rockies' Mini-Sweep

« Prev
1 of 6
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Takeaways from Rockies' Mini-Sweep
Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Dexter Fowler and Carlos Gonzalez celebrate the Rockies Mini-Sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers

View from the Rockpile: Colorado Rockies Musings from a Mile High along the Journey to Rocktober

Although Rocktober magic has made the club's recent slow starts a distant memory, the Colorado Rockies entered 2011 determined to get off on a better foot than in previous seasons.

Coming off of a less than stellar 7-11 2010 record against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Rockies welcomed an early-season opportunity to make a statement that they are a force to be reckoned with in the 2011 Wild Wild NL West.

The Rockies jumped at the chance, taking two tough contests from their foes from L.A.: a 3-0 shutout on Tuesday night, in which Jhoulys Chacin out-dueled sleeper Cy Young candidate Clayton Kershaw, followed by a good old-fashioned slugfest on Wednesday afternoon as the Rockies outlasted the Dodgers 7-4.

How did the Rockies do it?  What does the mini-sweep tell us about the Rockies?

Take a look inside...

Begin Slideshow »

Follow Colorado Rockies from B/R on Facebook

Follow Colorado Rockies from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Colorado Rockies

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.