It used to be that a trip to Denver and Coors Field meant baseballs would leave the stadium like a squadron of F-16 fighter jets. With the introduction of baseballs being stored in a humidor the runs per game dropped dramatically putting the stadium on par with many others in Major League Baseball by negating the effects of dry air at altitude.
At least that is what we had been led to believe before the Diamondbacks made their first trip to Colorado for a three game series that began Monday. The first game of the series featured a well pitched game by Dan Haren which the Diamondbacks won 5-3. The run total seemed a little high but no more so than others the Diamondbacks have played this year.