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Mon, 2007-10-01

The Colorado Rockies defeat the San Diego Padres 9 - 8 in 13 innings to win the one-game playoff to determine the National League wild card. Matt Holliday scores the winning run on a sacrifice fly by Jamey Carroll, as ace closer Trevor Hoffman blows the 8 - 6 lead which Scott Hairston's two-run home run in the top of the 13th had provided. The Rockies will take part in the postseason for the first time since 1995.

 

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2007, Colorado Rockies, Jamey Carroll, Matt Holliday, San Diego Padres, Scott Hairston, Trevor Hoffman
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