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St. Louis Cardinals falls against Colorado Rockies

9:43 PM, Aug 2, 2012   |    comments
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(U.S. Presswire)

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Josh Rutledge and Wilin Rosario each hit a two- run home run as the Colorado Rockies pounded the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-2, in the finale of a three-game series.

Jordan Pacheco went 3-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored while Tyler Colvin added two hits, an RBI and a run scored for the Rockies, who snapped a five- game slide and won for just the second time in the past 10 games.

Alex White went 5 1/3 innings in the start and gave up two runs on five hits. Rex Brothers (6-2) got the win for pitching 1 2/3 scoreless innings.

Jon Jay and Carlos Beltran each drove in a run for the Cardinals, who had won six of eight coming in.

Lance Lynn was charged with two runs on seven hits with four walks and four strikeouts over six innings. Fernando Salas (1-4) was touched for three runs to take the loss.

 

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