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It's a wild mile-high ride at Coors Field as Dodgers rally past the Rockies 12-10

It's a wild mile-high ride at Coors Field as Dodgers rally past the Rockies 12-10

The bus ride from Coors Field to Denver International Airport lasts about 30 minutes, and during his years as a player and coach, Dave Roberts greeted each departure the same way. He would pass out from the fatigue of a series in thin air at high altitude, where baseball games operate outside the rules of convention.

"Emotionally," he said, "you're just spent."

He expected nothing less after finishing his first weekend here as manager of the Dodgers. His first-place club had just completed a madcap 12-10 comeback victory over the Colorado Rockies to capture its fourth consecutive series. He slumped in his chair inside the visiting manager's office,...

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