The Rockies fought hard in this game but it just wasn’t enough to extend the World Series. Todd Helton was a solid 2 for 4 with a run scored and a double. Brad Hawpe was 1 for 3 and the hit was a solo homer in the 7th inning off of Manny Delcarmen to give te Rockies some life. Garrett Atkins followed Hawpe’s homer with one of his own in the 8th inning off of Hideki Okajima to cut the Red Sox lead to 4-3.
Despite being the losing pitcher in the deciding game of the World Series Aaron Cook proved to be a warrior. He hadn’t pitched since August and he went out and worked the first six innings of the game and he allowed 6 hits, 3 earned runs and whiffed 2 batters while not walking any. Brian Fuentes had another rough night as he was greeted by Bobby Kielty who whacked a solo homer off of him which was the eventual game winning hit. Fuentes worked only 2/3 of an inning and he allowed 2 hits, 1 earned run and walked a batter. Manny Corpas finished up the game working the last 1.1 innings and allowing 0 runs while whiffing a batter.
The Rockies were swept in the World Series by the Red Sox who outscored them 29-10.