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MLB: Colorado 12, Atlanta 3

July 20, 2011 at 12:41 AM

DENVER, July 20 (UPI) -- Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer and Carlos Gonzalez had a two-run shot Tuesday in the Colorado Rockies to a 12-3 thumping of Atlanta.

Ubaldo Jimenez (6-8) allowed two runs on seven hits in 6 2/3 innings to get the win.

Dexter Fowler and Seth Smith both had three RBI for the Rockies, who halted a three-game losing streak and outhit Atlanta 14-9.

Dan Uggla had two solo home runs for the Braves, who lost to Colorado for the first time this season.

Brandon Beachy (3-2) took the loss. Beachy gave up six runs on nine hits and five walks over 4 2/3 innings.

Atlanta's bullpen gave up six runs in 3 1/3 innings.

The Rockies scored a run in five of the eight innings played while Atlanta was kept off the scoreboard until the fourth inning when they cut Colorado's lead to 6-1.

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