Marquis Outduels Lowe In Colorado's 5-1 Win

By: AP/11 Sports
By: AP/11 Sports

Jason Marquis outdueled Derek Lowe, and Dexter Fowler drove in one run and scored another in the Colorado Rockies' 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.

Colorado, which had lost seven of 10, snapped a two-game losing streak.

The Braves have lost two straight and three of four. Atlanta dropped to 6-11 at Turner Field, where they have lost 11 of 14.

Marquis (5-3) scattered five hits and allowed one run in eight innings to end a two-start losing streak. He struck out three and walked three.

Lowe (5-2) was attempting to become the NL's first six-game winner. He allowed two runs, three hits and one walk in eight innings, losing for the first time in five starts.

The Rockies scored three runs in the ninth.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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