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Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Colorado Rockies

It's a good bet that Roxtober could return in earnest in 2010

Originally Published: October 14, 2009
By Buster Olney, Baseball Prospectus and Insider staff | ESPN Insider

Insider's series on MLB teams that are done for the year continues with the Colorado Rockies, who emerged from the cellar and nearly won the NL West. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, please go here.

Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 71-91, fifth place
Actual record: 92-70, second place

Coors Field is an advantage, sure, but this team can play some ball.

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