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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia delivers to the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia delivers to the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, right, beats the tag to second base in front of St. Louis Cardinals' Rafael Furcal (15) during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, right, beats the tag to second base in front of St. Louis Cardinals' Rafael Furcal (15) during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard
Colorado Rockies third baseman Ty Wigginton fields a ball during batting practice before a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard Colorado Rockies third baseman Ty Wigginton fields a ball during batting practice before a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jason Hammel delivers to the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jason Hammel delivers to the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Sarah Conard) By Sarah Conard

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carlos Gonzalez hit a three-run homer, Jason Hammel pitched into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 on Saturday night.


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Gonzalez also doubled in a run in the ninth to help the Rockies snap a three-game slide. Colorado also had dropped their last five games in St. Louis by a combined 22-3 score.

 

 

 

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Left-hander Jaime Garcia had a rare off night at home as St. Louis fell five games behind first-place Milwaukee in the NL Central.

 

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