10/16/07 1:30 AM ET
Remarkable run for Rockies
Breaking down Colorado's surge to World Series
By C.J. Moore / MLB.com
Rockies 13, Marlins 0: Wrap | Highlights
Todd Helton hit his 300th career homer -- receiving the first curtain call of his career -- and the Rockies went deep four times to beat the Marlins, breaking a three-game losing streak.
Rockies 9, Dodgers 8: Wrap | Highlights
Todd Helton hit a two-run, two-out, two-strike, game-winning homer off Dodgers closer Takashi Saito and received his second curtain call in three days.
Rockies 6, Dodgers 5: Wrap | Highlights
Matt Holliday hit two homers and the Rockies received a game-winning homer in their last at-bat, this time in the eighth inning from Brad Hawpe, who received his first curtain call.
Rockies 2, Padres 1: Wrap | Highlights
Brad Hawpe broke a tie in the 14th inning with a solo home run to give the Rockies a victory in San Diego, which broke a seven-game winning streak for the Padres.
Rockies 7, Padres 3: Wrap | Highlights
Garrett Atkins hit the first inside-the-park home run of his career and Jeff Francis lasted eight innings, giving up two runs to complete the three-game sweep of the Padres.
Rockies 9, Dodgers 7: Wrap | Highlights
After an off-day, the Rockies took their eight-game winning streak to Los Angeles and kept it alive with a victory which included a double and two-run homer from Troy Tulowitzki.
Stats of the Rockies' Streak
|Runs per game||6.2|
|Opponents' batting average||.232|
|Last at-bat wins||6|
Rockies 10, Dodgers 4: Wrap | Highlights
The Rockies completed their second sweep of the Dodgers during the 11-game winning streak. Garrett Atkins, Brad Hawpe and Todd Helton each homered and drove in eight of the Rockies' 10 runs.
D-backs 4, Rockies 2: Wrap | Highlights
Brandon Webb and the Diamondbacks broke the Rockies' 11-game winning streak, which put the Rockies two games behind the Padres in the National League Wild Card race with two games to go.
Rockies 11, D-backs 1: Wrap | Highlights
The Brewers' 4-3 victory in 11 innings against the Padres earlier in the day kept the Rockies' playoff hopes alive. The Rockies then did their part by trouncing the Diamondbacks.
Rockies 4, D-backs 3: Wrap | Highlights
The Rockies forced a one-game playoff game against the Padres for the Wild Card. Ubaldo Jimenez took a no-hitter into the sixth and Brad Hawpe drove in three runs and had two doubles to lead the Rockies.
Rockies 9, Padres 8: Wrap | Highlights
Matt Holliday ended a 14-inning, four-hour-and-40-minute game with his slide into home plate on a Jamey Carroll sacrifice fly to give the Rockies a come-from-behind victory and a trip to the playoffs.
Rockies 4, Phillies 2: Wrap | Highlights
After just one day off, the Rockies headed to Philadelphia and continued their run with a NL Division Series victory behind six strong innings from Jeff Francis, who gave up two runs and struck out eight.
Rockies 10, Phillies 5: Wrap | Highlights
Kazuo Matsui fell a single short of the cycle, joining Willie Mays as the only players with a double, triple and home run in a postseason game, and the homer was a grand slam to break open the game.
Rockies 2, Phillies 1: Wrap | Highlights
Pinch-hitter Jeff Baker's RBI single in the eighth inning gave the Rockies a series sweep and their first trip to the National League Championship Series in franchise history.
Rockies 5, D-backs 1: Wrap | Highlights
A four-day layoff couldn't slow the Rockies, who took Game 1 of the NL Championship Series in Arizona behind 6 2/3 one-run innings from Jeff Francis. The Rockies won despite having no extra-base hits.
Rockies 3, D-backs 2: Wrap | Highlights
Diamondbacks closer Jose Valverde walked Willy Taveras to force in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning to give the Rockies a 2-0 series lead after two games at Chase Field.
Rockies 4, D-backs 1: Wrap | Highlights
After Diamondbacks outfielder Eric Byrnes said luck played a part in the Rockies' first two wins, Matt Holliday and Yorvit Torrealba each hit homers over Byrnes' head as they took a 3-0 series lead.
Rockies 6, D-backs 4: Wrap | Highlights
The Rockies swept the Diamondbacks behind a six-run fourth inning. Seth Smith blooped a pinch-hit, two-run double and Matt Holliday capped the two-out rally with a three-run homer.
C.J. Moore is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.