DENVER, May 19 (UPI) -- Jeff Francis gave up a run on seven hits over six innings Thursday to give Colorado a 3-1 victory over San Francisco.
It was the third straight victory for Francis (4-1), who has won all five of his career decisions at Coors Field. Brian Fuentes worked the ninth for his first save.
The loss went to Brett Tomko (3-6), who surrendered two runs on five hits in five innings. San Francisco's lone run came on Lance Niekro's homer. The Giants have lost four out of five.