Colorado Rockies: The 5 worst losses of the 2018 season

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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 07: Wade Davis #71 of the Colorado Rockies reacts after Orlando Arcia #3 of the Milwaukee Brewers hit a solo homerun in the ninth inning of Game Three of the National League Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field on October 7, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 07: Wade Davis #71 of the Colorado Rockies reacts after Orlando Arcia #3 of the Milwaukee Brewers hit a solo homerun in the ninth inning of Game Three of the National League Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field on October 7, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) /
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This walk-off homer beat the Colorado Rockies
MILWAUKEE, WI – AUGUST 03: Eric Thames #7 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates a three run walk off home run against the Colorado Rockies during the ninth inning of a game at Miller Park on August 3, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) /

Aug 3: 3-5 at Milwaukee Brewers

The Rockies were coming off two painful late-inning losses to the St. Louis Cardinals, with Davis taking the loss the night before in a 3-2 Cardinals walk-off.

Davis quickly had a chance at redemption. The Rockies were up 3-2 after home runs from Story and Gonzalez and a seven-inning, nine-strikeout gem from Marquez.

Davis struck out Mike Moustakas before a five-pitch walk of Jesus Aguilar. He walked Travis Shaw, but then got Jonathan Schoop out on a weak pop fly. Two outs and no damage done. But now Davis was up to 25 pitches the evening after a blown save.

So on a 1-1 count, Davis threw a 94-mph fastball in the middle of the zone, and Eric Thames promptly crushed it.

This horrible memory was the only reason I realized Thames didn’t even make the Brewers’ NLDS roster. And for good reason: Thames slashed .130/.230/.241 with just one home run after his walk-off. Brutal.

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