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It’s come down to this - a heavyweight divisional slugfest to duel for the National League West division title between the defending champions Los Angeles Dodgers and the little engine that could Colorado Rockies.

In the clubhouse prior to batting practice, the players looked like they were ready to go at it. Even with the huge throng of media in there (including visits from the New York Times and Wall Street Journal), they seemed just like they have been all season long.

Tonight’s starter Randy Wolf came in with his faded blue Wolverine shirt and that ginger grin he always wears off the field.

Doug Mientkiewicz was fussing around with his bats as usual.

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It was business as usual.

Having said that the Dodgers do want to win this. At least manager Joe Torre wants to.