Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Jeff Francis surrendered one run in six
innings and Carlos Gonzalez went 5-for-5 with two home runs as the Colorado
Rockies downed the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, 9-4, in the second of a
Gonzalez also doubled and singled twice for Colorado, which had lost five of
six entering play. Eric Young homered and drove in two while Troy Tulowitzki
went 3-for-5 with two doubles. The Rockies erupted for 17 hits as a team as
they led 7-0 before Chicago finally got to Francis for a run on Darwin
Barney's homer in the bottom of the fifth.
Francis (2-3), a winner for the first time since his first start of the
season, allowed just three hits, walked one and helped himself at the plate
with a sacrifice fly.
The Rockies did most of their damage off Carlos Villanueva (1-3), who yielded
seven runs on 12 hits in five innings.
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