Chris Capuano was outstanding for five innings, holding the Rox scoreless on three hits while the offense provided a three-run lead with a trio of sac flies, but the lefty was removed in the sixth without recording an out. Colorado plated five in the frame, handing Capuano his ninth straight loss.
Jason Hirsh was on his game, but the offense was dormant through five innings. The bats came alive in the sixth, however, as Troy Tulowitzki's homer and Ryan Spilborghs' RBI double led a five-run charge. Todd Helton added home runs in the seventh and eighth innings.
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