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Obscurity rules

If the score — now 6-5 Rockies in the top of the seventh, holds, remember the name Seth Smith. In only his eighth at-bat of the season, Smith tripled to start the sixth, then scored on a sacrifice fly. So if that winds up the winner, Smith gets his name alongside Brian Doyle, Al Gionfreddo as one of baseball’s most obscure heroes.

Smith, by the way, is only on the roster, because a tie-breaker is considered a regular-season game and September call-ups are allowed to be used. Terrible rule, but baseball has a ton of those.

LaTroy Hawkins in for Colorado, so this one is not even close to being over.

rhurd