The Rockies are at the halfway point of the season, and there's no going back now.
In the National League, the Brewers, Phillies, Giants and Rockies get a favorable second half schedule, giving them an advantage over the other contenders.
With June coming to a close, it seems that historically too many teams on the fringe of contention extend their All Star breaks into a playoff crippling vacation. A look at the NL contenders tries to pinpoint who's likely to falter this year.
Aaron Cook's second half in 2008 showed some signs of trouble, the Purple Row community tries to discern if it was just bad luck, or if the Rockies are in for a kitchen nightmare in 2009.