Marquis helps Rockies beat Diamondbacks 10-3

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Jason Marquis tossed five solid innings, Brad Hawpe hit a three-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Monday.

Marquis allowed two runs and three hits. He struggled in his previous three starts, allowing 22 earned runs and 26 hits in 12 innings.

Todd Helton went 4-for-4 with two doubles for Colorado, raising his spring average to .515.

Yusmeiro Petit gave up four runs and four hits in three innings for the Diamondbacks. He struck out one and walked one.

Josh Whitesell hit a two-run homer for Arizona.

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