San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Chris Nelson went 3-for-4 with a solo home
run and two RBI on Friday as the Colorado Rockies topped the San Diego Padres,
7-4, in the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park.
Wilin Rosario and Jordan Pacheco each had two-run doubles, while Charlie
Blackmon added a solo homer for the Rockies, who had lost seven of their last
eight coming in. Carlos Gonzalez had four hits and a run scored in the
Guillermo Moscoso (3-1) earned the win with 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief
behind starter Tyler Chatwood, who allowed four runs on five hits with four
strikeouts and two walks over 3 2/3 frames.
Yonder Alonso crushed his first career grand slam for the Padres, who saw
their four-game winning streak come to an end. Chase Headley had two hits and
a run scored in the setback.
Andrew Cashner (3-4) took the loss after yielding six runs on 10 hits over 3
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