Michael Cuddyer homered to extend his hitting streak to 25 games, Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night.
Wilin Rosario also went deep and Jordan Pacheco had three hits for the Rockies, who moved within three games of Arizona in the NL West.
Buster Posey homered among his three hits for the Giants, who have lost five straight and seven of their last eight.
Cuddyer's streak is the longest in the majors this season and extended his franchise record. He has reached base safely in 44 straight games, also a club record.
Cuddyer flied out to left in the first inning before connecting in the third. He worked the count to 2-0 before lacing a 79 mph cut fastball just over the scoreboard in right to give the Rockies a 3-0 lead. Rosario followed with a blast to left to make it 4-0.
Chacin (7-3) made it stand up and earned his fourth straight win with another standout performance.
The right-hander ...