Rockies' Peak Performance Earns World Series Spot The Colorado Rockies have made it to the World Series for first time in the 15-year history of the franchise. Just one strike away from elimination in the final days of the regular season, the Rockies come into the Series with a 10-game winning streak.
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Rockies' Peak Performance Earns World Series Spot

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Rockies' Peak Performance Earns World Series Spot

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The Colorado Rockies celebrate after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game Four of the National League Championship Series on Monday. Christian Petersen/Getty Images hide caption

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The Colorado Rockies celebrate after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game Four of the National League Championship Series on Monday.

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The Colorado Rockies have made it to the World Series for first time in the 15-year history of the franchise. Just one strike away from elimination in the final days of the regular season, the Rockies come into the Series with a 10-game winning streak.

New York Times sports columnist Alan Schwarz discusses the team's record and the playoff outlook.

Guest:

Alan Schwarz, author of Once Upon a Game: Baseball's Greatest Memories; writes the "Keeping Score" column for The New York Times