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Some Texas baseball love from SI.com



 Colorado Rockies

While the Rockies are most associated with purple, there's a distinctly burnt orange look to third and fourth place on the franchise's alltime saves list, as those pitchers -- Huston Street and Bruce Ruffin have 61 and 60, respectively -- are both University of Texas graduates. Street is off to a fast start, recording saves in all six opportunities he's had so far. He has 11 strikeouts and has allowed only one run in 10 innings, even throwing three shutout frames in the team's extra-inning loss to Pittsburgh. He seems to be enjoying the success too: While in New York this week, he stopped by the MLB Fan Cave in Manhattan's Greenwich Village and asked pedestrians, "Do you know where Huston Street is?" (Alas, NYC locals know Houston Street is pronounced "How-ston.")

Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/joe_lemire/04/14/rockies.tulowitzki/index.html#ixzz1JX8hDrgY

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