Originally Posted by Reds/Flyers Fan
Had most of this one on TV through the night. Largest comeback (9 runs) in Rock history. That team is flat-out good. Cant fathom why they are so far under .500, but in that hapless division, Colorado has as good a shot as anyone.
The explanation's easy really.
Troy Tulowitzki on the DL from the end of April to mid-June
Clint Barmes on the DL from mid-May to mid-June
Matt Holliday on the DL from May 24 to June 10
Brad Hawpe on the DL from May 20 to June 6
Todd Helton on the DL now
Jeff Francis on the DL now after pitching horribly
Kip Wells on the DL since the end of April
Their injury situation has been staggering. Plus, their starting pitching hasn't been as competitive as it was in 2007.