DENVER (AP) -- Yohan Flande pitched seven strong innings and singled twice, driving in a run and scoring a run to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursd
For 10 days, they had either lost ground to the Mets or at best kept pace with the NL East leaders, unable to gain positive momentum of any kind.
Call it desperation. Call it a hunch. Call it a calculated gamble.