Wednesday Rockpile: Rockies take first round from Red Sox

Just links today, as Jeff is enjoying Egypt no doubt.

Full house watches Rockies hold off Red Sox in series-opening thriller - The Denver Post
"Every game seems bigger, every scream louder, every flashbulb brighter when the Red Sox are in town."

Boston Red Sox at Colorado Rockies - June 23, 2010 | MLB.com Preview
MLB.com preview for today's game.

Jimenez not feeling well night before start vs. Red Sox - The Denver Post
"Just when you thought it couldn't get worse for the Rockies . . . Five days after Troy Tulowitzki was fitted for a cast, Ubaldo Jimenez walked out of the clubhouse before Tuesday's game against Boston feeling sick."

Kiszla: Nice for Rockies to win at "Fenway West" - The Denver Post
"This is how a baseball history is written and memories become traditions, with a 2-1 Colorado win that shut the big, loud mouths of interlopers from Red Sox Nation at Coors Field."

Nelson looking like a keeper after strong spring training - The Denver Post
"Former first-round draft pick Chris Nelson has always had talent. But he has had trouble staying healthy, and the Rockies have questioned his passion."

Rockies Mailbag: Father Time catching up with Helton's game - The Denver Post
Troy Renck answers questions on what's happening with Todd Helton, among other things.

Former Cherry Creek star McDonald proud to come "home" with Red Sox - The Denver Post

"It hardly seemed fair that Darnell McDonald couldn't get right into talking about finally being in the right place at the right time in his late-blossoming major-league career."

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