Is Coors Field to Blame for Rockies Losses?

April 29 2009, 8:52 AM
The Rockies haven't won three consecutive games all season, a trend that continued last night as the team lost to the San Diego Padres 4-3, blowing a 3-2 eighth-inning lead (via The Denver Post). But maybe it isn't the team's fault. Maybe it's the field. According to an analysis by USA Today, Coors Field gives up the third-most homeruns of any ballpark in the league. Yeah, let's blame it on that--and not the spotty starting pitching and wildly inconsistent closers.