Rox-Phils pits past two pennant-winners
Powerful offenses, strong starting pitching define both clubs
When the Phillies and Rockies met in the 2007 Division Series, no one could have imagined the October roads these two clubs would travel before meeting again in the same setting.The Rockies started their improbable postseason run that year with a sweep of the Phillies, extending their remarkable run to 21 wins in 22 games in advancing to the World Series, where the magic ended with a sweep by the Red Sox.
John Schlegel is a national reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.