Colorado Rockies defeat Boston Red Sox, 6-3

June 15, 2004: Rockies 6, Red Sox 3 With the score tied, 3-3, in the third inning, right fielder Gabe Kapler's throwing error to second base on Jeromy Burnitz's single allowed Vinny Castilla to score the decisive run.

Colorado added a pair of insurance runs in the eighth when Todd Helton, who came in batting .429 for the month, turned around a 93-mile-per-hour fastball from Sox reliever Alan Embree for a two-run homer. The result snapped an eight-game losing streak for ...

DENVER -- Take it from a survivor of the mile-high boneyard for pitchers.

"It's not a fun place to pitch," Curt Schilling said last night, sharing some of the advice he could offer teammates like Bronson Arroyo, who had never before taken the mound at Coors Field. "It's a matter of really changing your expectations sometimes and having your goal be giving up one less run than the other guy."

Sage advice for a hitter-happy park where an average of 14.5 runs are scored...