DENVER – Guilt, that ugly beast, could have lassoed itself around Yorvit Torrealba and tightened like a boa constrictor Sunday night. He ruined his best friend's night and, in all likelihood, his season too, and ruinous action usually results in just a little bit of remorse, even a thimbleful.
"No," Torrealba said.
He kicked back in the Colorado Rockies' clubhouse, his high still fresh. Torrealba's three-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks starter Livan Hernandez, his tightest ally in the sport, broke a tie in Game 3 of the National League championship series and broke almost any hope of a D'backs comeback following the Rockies' 4-1 victory that put them ahead three games to none in the best-of-seven series.
"Livan's already got a World Series ring," Torrealba said. "Now it's my time to get one."
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