MLB: San Diego 15, Colorado 8

July 1, 2008 at 1:24 AM
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DENVER, July 1 (UPI) -- Edgar Gonzalez homered twice Monday, helping power San Diego to a 15-8 come-from-behind win over Colorado.

Gonzalez finished 4-for-5 with three RBI. Jody Gerut had a three-run homer and tallied 4 RBI and two runs scored as the Padres used a seven-run ninth to put an end to an eight-game losing streak.

Brian Giles added four hits with an RBI and a run scored, and Kevin Kouzmanoff went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI.

Heath Bell (6-3) got the win with a scoreless eighth. Rockies starter Jorge De La Rosa allowed six runs on 11 hits over five-plus innings.

Colorado got a three-run homer from Brad Hawpe and a three-run double from Chris Iannetta. Todd Helton and Troy Tulowitzki added RBI hits for the Rockies, who have lost eight straight.

Brian Fuentes (1-4) was the loser, allowing five runs on five hits in just one-third of an inning.

Padres starter Greg Maddux surrendered eight runs on eight hits and three walks in just 4 2/3 innings to remain winless since May 10, going 0-3 over his last 10 starts.

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