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National League Game Summary - Colorado at San Diego

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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 triumph.

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 2/3 innings.

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