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Carlos Gonzalez extends his career best hit streak to 20 games

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Your Rockies news, notes and links for Friday, April 15th.

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Carlos Gonzalez extends hit streak to 20 games | MLB.com
Carlos Gonzalez somehow managed to remain hot all winter. The hit streak he started last September was extended yesterday with his 2-for-4 outing Friday. It's a career best for Gonzalez, as is his ten game streak to start this season.

Rene Lachemann reflects on Jackie Robinson Day | MLB.com
This is one of the cooler stories I've read about Jackie Robinson Day yesterday. Lachemann actually had the opportunity to catch Satchel Paige in the mid-60's, which I can only imagine would be an incredible experience. Satchel Paige was listed at 58-years old at that time and he threw three scoreless. That's incredible.

Report: The Giants Banned Hotel Room Service For Pablo Sandoval So He Wouldn't Overeat
This isn't a Rockies story, but what the heck? It sounds like Sandoval has some binge eating issues, which is so unfortunate. Hope he can get things figured out.