MLB: St. Louis 9, Colorado 6

Aug. 2, 2012 at 1:41 AM

DENVER, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Matt Holliday hit two home runs and drove in five runs Wednesday to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-6 win over Colorado.

Holliday hit a two-run homer in the first inning and his three-run blast in the seventh put the Cardinals ahead 6-5 in a game delayed 87 minutes by rain.

Jake Westbrook (10-8) got the win despite allowing five runs on nine hits in six innings.

Yadier Molina went 3-for-5 with an RBI for the Cardinals.

Tyler Colvin went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Rockies, who lost their seventh in a row at Coors Field.

Matt Belisle (3-3) was saddled with a blown save and took the loss in relief for the Rockies, after serving up the home run to Holliday in the seventh.

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