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“Not panicking yet”: Colorado Rockies fans remain upbeat despite early struggles

The Rockies lost to the Dodgers 10-6 on opening day at Coors Field.

Sam Tabachnik
The Denver Post
Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story reacts after being called out on strikes against Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda to end the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 5, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Colorado Rockies fans shuffled out of Coors Field on Friday after the team’s first home game of the season, slightly more subdued than earlier in the day, when the streets popped with opening-day excitement.

“They can’t be this bad all year,” fan Andrew White said. “Well, fingers crossed.”

As the Rockies filed off the field after the 10-6 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, dropping their record to 3-5, fans held hope the team’s best is yet to come.

“I’m kinda disappointed,” Patricia Garibay said. “I thought they’d do better.”

The Colorado bats came alive late in the game with three home runs. But the pitching struggled; starter Tyler Anderson was shelled for six runs in just four innings.

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