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Rookies put on a power display, Dodgers split with Rockies
Rookies put on a power display, Dodgers split with Rockies

The baseball soared into the sky and remained suspended in the thin Colorado air as the outfielders below stood and looked up hopelessly. When the leather-covered sphere finally landed, it did so with a violent bounce in the second deck behind the right-field wall at Coors Field. Joc Pederson rounded the bases as if the home run was like any other. Several hours after hitting one of the longest home runs in the major leagues this season, Pederson hit another for the Dodgers in the second game of a Tuesday doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies. This one, his team-leading 16th, reached the upper half of a section of seats in center field. Both home runs traveled about 470 feet, but...

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