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Rockies snap long losing skid

The Colorado Rockies snapped an eight-game losing skid with a 13-4 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday night, evening the series at a game apiece.

Colorado won the game as -120 favorites on the road, while the final score sailed OVER the posted over/under (9.5).

Yorvit Torrealba collected two RBI, going 3-5 at the plate in the win and Jamey Carroll chipped in with three RBI.

Craig Wilson went 2-4 with a solo home run as the Pirates are a dismal 33-62 overall.

Jeff Francis pitched seven innings for his seventh victory of the year. Tom Gorzelanny gave up seven runs from four hits in just 2 2/3 innings to suffer the loss.