Posted April 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Dexter Fowler's second home run of the game and sixth this season, a solo shot off Huston Street in the ninth inning, snapped a tie and sent the Colorado Rockies to a 7-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Padres slugger Carlos Quentin was in the cleanup spot after appealing an eight-game suspension for his role in a wild fight with the Los Angeles Dodgers the previous night. Quentin, also fined $3,000, went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts. Todd Helton had three hits for the Rockies, who stopped a three-game slide. Yonder Alonso hit a two-run homer for the Padres (2-8), who have lost three straight. Fowler, who hit a solo shot in the fifth, drove a 1-1 pitch to right-center against Street (0-1). Josh Rutledge followed with his first home run on a 2-2 pitch into the left-field stands. The back-to-back homers made a winner of Rockies reliever Rex Brothers (1-0). Earlier in the day, Quentin was punished by Major League Baseball for charging Dodgers pitcher Zack Gr...
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