Rockies’ closer Daniel Bard is 6-for-6 in save opportunities and manager Bud Black is not surprised

is now the closer and he’s thriving in that high-pressure role. He has six saves in six opportunities, including back-to-back saves at Los Angeles on Saturday and Sunday as the Rockies finally won a series over the Dodgers. Since allowing a walk-off homer in a 4-3 loss on Aug. 22 at Dodger Stadium, Bard has five saves while allowing one run. (Longmont Times-Call)

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