DENVER, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Brad Hawpe knocked in four runs Friday night to help Colorado pound the San Diego Padres, 13-5.
One of his four hits was two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Matt Holliday had three runs, three hits, and two RBI; Ryan Spilborghs had one run, two hits, and three RBI; Todd Helton had four hits and one RBI; and Kaz Matsui had three runs and two hits for the Rockies (60-68), who snapped a six-game losing streak.
Winner Jeff Francis (10-10) gave up eight hits and five runs in six innings with three walks and three strikeouts.
Losing pitcher Mike Thompson (3-5) was torched for eight runs and 11 hits in four innings.