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It's only October, but Coors Field is already coated in a beautiful layer of snow

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The Rockies nearly defeated the D-backs in the NL Wild Card Game, cutting the lead to 8-7 in the top of the eighth, before eventually losing, 11-8. Had they won, it would have created a bit of an issue for the postseason schedule as the Rockies would have been playing the Dodgers tonight at Coors Field. That ... probably wouldn't have happened: 

Of course, perhaps the Rockies could have tried to play through the weather, giving the Denver natives a kind-of-home-field advantage. 

Snow has been a bit of a problem for postseason teams in the past -- even without Coors Field's mile-high elevation. Game 5 of the 2008 World Series was postponed first by rain, and then by snow. And the 1997 World Series saw snow flurries during the game

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There won't be any threat of foul weather when the Dodgers take on the D-backs for Game 3 of the NLDS presented by T-Mobile. Tune in at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. MST on TBS. 

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