Rockies Sweep to World Series

By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 16, 2007 2:44 AM CDT
Rockies Sweep to World Series
Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton (17), left, celebrates with Troy Tulowitzki (2) after Helton made the last out to win Game 4 of the National League Championship baseball series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-4, and advance to the World Series, Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, in Denver. (AP Photo/David...   (Associated Press)

Apparently having forgotten how to lose a game, the Colorado Rockies completed their sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks last night with a 6-4 win. The team that was only four games above .500 a month ago is now headed to its first World Series after going 21-1 so far to end a Cinderella season, reports the Rocky Mountain News.

While all the baseball fans who know next to nothing about the Rockies may not have expected to see them suit up in either Cleveland or Boston on October 24, the players themselves aren't surprised. “If you told me we would win 21 of 22 with this group of guys, I’d say, 'Yeah,'" said proud outfielder Ryan Spilborghs. (Read more MLB stories.)

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