Posted August 16, 2012 on AP on Fox
Michael Cuddyer homered, DJ LeMahieu had two hits and the streaking Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Thursday night. Eric Young Jr. and Josh Rutledge had a hit and an RBI apiece for the Rockies, who won their fourth straight game. Rafael Betancourt tossed a perfect ninth for his 22nd save. Ricky Nolasco pitched his first complete game of the season and seventh overall, and Carlos Lee and Giancarlo Stanton each homered for the Marlins, losers of six of eight. Nolasco (9-12) lost for the sixth time in his last seven starts despite going the distance. He allowed five runs and nine hits, struck out seven and walked one in eight innings. Trailing by two, the Rockies tied it in the sixth. Carlos Gonzalez reached on a bunt single and Cuddyer followed with a two-run homer, his 16th of the season. Colorado then went ahead in the seventh. LeMahieu led off with a single and scored on a triple to right by pinch-hitter Rutledge. Young put down a squeeze bunt up the first bas...
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