Rockies beat Padres for ninth straight time at Coors Field

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

DENVER — The San Diego Padres climbed to the top of the National League West the way most winning teams build their records: They beat the teams they should beat far more often than not. But there is this one team that wears purple (on most nights) and plays in a big ballpark a mile high and isn’t very good at all — except most games it plays against the Padres. That team Saturday night wore its green and white “City Connect” uniforms, and that was about all that was different. The Rockies still beat the Padres, this time 5-4. The Rockies’ fourth straight victory over the Padres — and the nint…

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