Colorado Rockies defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-5

Denver — So much for their first real chance at playing spoiler to someone's season.

The Milwaukee Brewers walked into Coors Field saying all the politically correct things about wanting to play hard and not concerning themselves with what other teams might be playing for.

But still, it's nice to have a purpose, some sort of meaning late in the baseball season after your team has long been out of the postseason picture.

With a shot to matter in the National League...