The Colorado Rockies found the runs they were looking for. The force was with them in a galactic battle against the New York empire. Things looked bright and adventurous at first, got a bit dark in the middle bits, and the ending was a bit weird and not what anyone was expecting, but overall an epic win.

After putting up a big number in securing the series in Chicago, the Colorado Rockies took their awakened offense to the big apple for more of the same.

Preferring not to wait, Colorado used a five-run first inning to jump way out in front in an eventual 8-7 victory over the New York Mets.

What is especially intriguing, and has been a major topic of recent episodes of the BSN Rockies Podcast, is that the Rockies put up their eye-popping first inning without the benefit of a home run.

They came into the game first in the National League in home runs and first in MLB in road home runs but tied for last in batting average.

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Drew Creasman

Drew E. Creasman was born in Grand Junction, Colorado and currently resides in Boulder, CO. He is a full time Rockies beat writer managing editor of   Education: Studied Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Colorado along with Music History and Composition.   Career: After six years as an independent musician and doing sporadic political work, I began to write about the Colorado Rockies for in the winter of 2013. Three years later, I came to BSN Denver to run the Rockies content. In short time, I found myself interviewing GM Dan O’Dowd and forging relationships with countless individuals in and around the organization.   A few highlights include hosting the only daily Rockies talk show in the world, a podcast that has welcomed Nolan Arenado and Jon Gray among others, and our wall-to-wall coverage of the 2017 Wild Card Game. I’ve also been a regular on 850 koa, 104.3 The Fan, Mile High Sports Radio and numerous podcasts.   Most Memorable Sports Moment: Game 3 of the 2007 NLDS. Ubaldo Jimenez, blackout, and the Rockies win their first postseason series.   The finest sports book I’ve ever read: Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella.   One sports movie I can’t live without: One!? Just one!? Ok … Sugar. But Field of Dreams and Friday Night Lights come incredibly close.   Most memorable experience as a reporter: Either the aforementioned Arenado interview or, and this is an odd one, spending time swapping stories with other reporters at Marc Stout’s going-away party.   The sport that started it all: Clearly baseball. I’ve been watching baseball since before I can actually remember watching baseball. It’s just always been a part of me. I can still recall the feeling of wanting to be old enough to play T-ball. I love other sports, but I had loved and played baseball for years before I was even aware anything else existed.