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Normally a match-up between the Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks in the middle of April wouldn’t register much of a blip on the radar.But after four-and-a-half hours, of which more than an hour was dedicated to a rain delay, Todd Helton stepped to the plate with two outs in the ninth inning, the Rockies down by one, and a chance to send the fans home happy.
And he delivered with his 348th career home run.
On the next few pages, we will break down how it happened.
There was still a heavy rain when the bottom of the ninth inning started with the Rockies trailing by one
Despite rain and temperatures in the 40s, this guy doesn't seem to mind. Maybe some adult beverages helped?
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