Juan Nicasio pitched six effective innings for his first victory in almost a year while Wilin Rosario, Michael Cuddyer and Dexter Fowler homered to lift the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Wednesday night.
The Rockies took two of three under new manager Walt Weiss in the season-opening series at Miller Park.
Nicasio (1-0) allowed two runs and seven hits for his first win since last April 30, when he beat the Los Angeles Dodgers. Winless in the next five starts, he sustained a season-ending knee injury on June 2.
Wily Peralta (0-1) gave up four runs, including Rosario's two-run homer. Cuddyer hit a two-run homer and Fowler hit a solo homer in the ninth off John Axford.
Rickie Weeks hit a solo home run and Alex Gonzalez added an RBI single off Nicasio. Ryan Braun drove in a run off Chris Volstad.
Rosario picked up right where 2012 ended for him when he hit a two-run homer in the second. The young catcher led all NL rookies with 28 home runs and 71 RBIs last...