The Colorado Rockies got to see the exact opposite of where they are heading. When Golden-native Mark Melancon closed out the Rockies in the 9th inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-3 win, the Pirates were in celebration mode. They successfully clinched a playoff spot and with that out of the way, set their sights on the suddenly struggling…

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David would leave Vanguard University in California with a journalism degree and go on to write for the Colorado Springs Gazette. He was the Rockies beat writer for The Rocky Mountain News spin off "In Denver Times" in 2009 and recently wrote and managed David was able to crank out over 1000 columns on the Rockies in the last five years, including almost 400 in the last two years alone.