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Rockies go deep
Rockies 5, Pirates 3
Jeff Francis is 10-5 with a 4.07 ERA after Wednesday's win. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Brad Hawpe and Todd Helton knocked two-run homers, and Jeff Francis threw seven solid innings, allowing two runs on six hits. The left-hander struck out six en route to his 10th win.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 18, 2007
COL
Colorado (48-46)
Won 3
Colorado 5, Pittsburgh 3   PIT
Pittsburgh (40-54)
Lost 6
July 18, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0   5 5 0
Pittsburgh
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   3 8 0
Standings thru 7/18/07  |  Gameday  |  Rockies Stats  |  Pirates Stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sullivan, CF4000001.361
Matsui, 2B4110011.298
Holliday, LF3100121.334
Helton, 1B3112111.310
Atkins, 3B3000111.254
Hawpe, RF4112022.303
Tulowitzki, SS4110022.286
Iannetta, C4000013.191
Francis, P3011010.147
  Julio, P0000000.000
  Corpas, P0000000.000
Totals3255531112 

BATTING
2B: Tulowitzki (14, Snell).
HR: Hawpe (17, 4th inning off Snell, 1 on, 2 out), Helton (9, 6th inning off Snell, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Matsui; Helton 4; Hawpe 4; Tulowitzki 2; Francis.
RBI: Francis (3), Hawpe 2 (64), Helton 2 (53).
2-out RBI: Hawpe 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iannetta.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: (Matsui-Tulowitzki-Helton).
Pickoffs: Francis (Davis at 1st base).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Davis, CF4120011.267
Sanchez, 2B4121011.297
LaRoche, 1B4112011.236
Nady, RF4000021.283
Bay, LF4010011.247
Castillo, 3B4010021.238
Paulino, C3000002.236
Wilson, SS3000001.254
Snell, P1010000.129
  a-Kata, PH1000000.187
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  b-McLouth, PH1000000.231
  Marte, P0000000.000
  Torres, P0000000.000
Totals33383089 

a-Grounded out for Snell in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Grabow in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sanchez (23, Francis).
HR: Sanchez (4, 6th inning off Francis, 0 on, 2 out), LaRoche (14, 9th inning off Corpas, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis 2; Sanchez 6; LaRoche 4; Bay; Castillo; Snell.
RBI: LaRoche 2 (54), Sanchez (34).
2-out RBI: Sanchez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Sanchez.
GIDP: Wilson.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Davis (2, 2nd base by Francis/Iannetta).
PO: Davis (1st base by Francis).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Francis (W, 10-5)7.06220614.07
Julio (H, 6)1.01000105.34
Corpas (S, 3)1.01110112.49
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Snell (L, 7-7)6.05551623.31
Grabow 2.00000305.47
Marte 0.10002101.55
Torres 0.20000104.99

WP: Julio.
Pitches-strikes: Francis 94-59, Julio 10-7, Corpas 20-14, Snell 85-61, Grabow 22-18, Marte 22-12, Torres 7-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Francis 8-6, Julio 1-1, Corpas 1-1, Snell 6-6, Grabow 2-1, Marte 0-0, Torres 0-1.
Batters faced: Francis 25, Julio 4, Corpas 4, Snell 24, Grabow 6, Marte 3, Torres 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Torres 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Larry Poncino. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:27.
Att: 19,285.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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