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The Colorado Rockies need more offense. That might seem ridiculous, since the Rockies are annually among the league leaders in runs scored, thanks to playing half their games in the thin air of Coors Field and rostering star infielders Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story, plus outfielder Charlie Blackmon. Still, despite a rousing 8-2 road win Tuesday against the Padres, this club is 25th in runs scored. Sure, the Rockies have played only five home games, tied for the fewest in the sport, but they have hit .242 in those games. This is not, despite the stars, a loaded lineup, though it is missing two of the five players rostered in at least 70 percent of ESPN leagues due to injury in Daniel Murphy and David Dahl.