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Taveras activated, inserted into Rockies' lineup for Game 1

Updated: October 12, 2007, 12:30 AM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- So torrid are the Colorado Rockies that even a risky move by their manager was pure gold.

Clint Hurdle figured adding speedy center fielder Willy Taveras to a lineup that had won plenty without him was worth the risk, and he was absolutely right.

Taveras ignited a three-run second-inning rally against Arizona ace Brandon Webb in the Colorado Rockies' 5-1 win over the Diamondbacks in the opener of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night.

Taveras, who ...

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