Rockies win; Giants, Dodgers lose

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

Ubaldo Jimenez struck out 10 and allowed three hits in seven innings to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 5-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.

Clint Barmes homered for the second straight game for the Rockies, who are 29-9 since June 4. Ian Stewart hit a two-run double and made two nice plays at third base, and Chris Iannetta also had a two-run hit.

The Padres are a major league-worst 11-29 since June 1.

Jimenez (7-9) won for the first time in five starts. He'd gone 0-3 in four starts since beating Tampa Bay on June 18. The right-hander reached double digits in strikeouts for the fifth time in his career and fell one short of his career best, which came against the Padres at Petco Park on May 10, 2008. He allowed all three Padres runs and walked four.

Huston Street pitched a perfect ninth for his 23rd save in 24 chances.

Barmes, who hit a three-run homer in Colorado's 10-1 win Friday night, hit a solo shot to left field with one out in the first off Josh Geer. It was his 12th.

Iannetta made it 3-0 in the second with a bases-loaded bloop single to right with two outs. Stewart was thrown out trying to score from first to end the inning.

Stewart hit a two-run double to right-center to make it 5-1 in the fifth.

San Diego responded with two runs in the bottom half. Everth Cabrera hit a run-scoring triple to right and scored on Jimenez's wild pitch.

Tony Gwynn Jr. had an RBI single in the third for the Padres.

Geer (1-5) allowed five runs and seven hits in four innings.

Game notes
The Rockies are 31-13 since Jim Tracy was promoted from bench coach on May 29 after manager Clint Hurdle was fired. ... Padres RHP Tim Stauffer is scheduled to pitch Monday night's game against Florida. The Padres were to announce Sunday's starter after Friday night's game. ... San Diego's Adrian Gonzalez had his 20th multi-walk game of the season, tops in the majors. He's drawn 45 walks in the last 44 games. ... The Padres recalled OF outfielder Drew Macias from Triple-A Portland for the fourth time this season. Reliever Ryan Webb was optioned to the Beavers.


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