Ian Stewart is congratulated by third-base coach Rich Dauer on his solo homer. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
By Thomas Harding / MLB.com
The Rockies slugged their way to a series-clinching win by homering in each of the first four innings. Brad Hawpe began the barrage with a two-run shot in the first inning, the 100th home run of his career. Lost behind all the offense was a strong start by Jorge De La Rosa.
WP: Cahill, Gonzalez, E. IBB: Smith, S (by Gonzalez, E). Pitches-strikes:
De La Rosa 96-61, Daley 31-23, Embree 24-14, Rincon 15-13, Street 17-9, Cahill 82-45, Gonzalez, E 64-40, Breslow 16-11, Springer
18-13, Wuertz 21-14. Groundouts-flyouts: De La Rosa 9-1, Daley 1-0, Embree 0-0, Rincon 1-0, Street 0-1, Cahill
4-2, Gonzalez, E 3-1, Breslow 1-0, Springer 0-0, Wuertz 0-0. Batters faced: De La Rosa 24, Daley 6, Embree 5, Rincon
6, Street 4, Cahill 19, Gonzalez, E 13, Breslow 4, Springer 4, Wuertz 5. Inherited runners-scored: Rincon 2-0,
Street 1-1, Breslow 2-0. Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Jeff Kellogg. Weather:
77 degrees, clear. Wind: 14 mph, In from LF. T: 3:44. Att: 18,624. June 27, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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