DENVER, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Lastings Milledge homered twice and the Washington Nationals posted a 6-3 victory Thursday in the first game of a doubleheader at Colorado.
Milledge increased his home run total to 11 by hitting a solo shot in the fifth and a two-run homer in the sixth.
The center fielder's third hit was an RBI single in the seventh.
Emilio Bonafacio had two hits and one RBI.
Winner Jason Bergmann (2-8) gave up an earned run and seven hits in seven innings with two walks and seven strikeouts.
Colorado's Yorvit Torrealba and Matt Holliday homered.
One of Torrealba's two hits was a two-run ninth inning homer and Holliday hit a solo shot in the eighth.
Brad Hawpe also had two hits for the Rockies, who have split their last 10 games.
The losing pitcher was starter Jeff Francis (3-8).