DENVER, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Brad Hawpe had four hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs, as the Colorado Rockies beat San Diego, 13-5, Friday night.
Ryan Spilborghs had three RBI; Todd Helton had four hits and one RBI and scored three runs for the Rockies, who snapped a six-game losing streak. Matt Holliday had three hits, scored three runs and drove in two; and Kaz Matsui scored three runs for Colorado.
Rockies starter Jeff Francis (10-10) gave up five runs on eights hits with three strikeouts and three walks over six innings.
San Diego starter Mike Thompson (3-5) lasted just four-plus innings, giving up eight runs and 11 hits.