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Rockies' power backs ace
Rockies 6, Dodgers 2
Matt Holliday launched his 19th home run of the season on Saturday. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Jeff Francis took advantage of some early offense to even the series and cruise to his 11th victory of the season. Matt Holliday and Troy Tulowitzki hit two-run homers as the Rockies raced to a 5-0 lead after two innings, and Garrett Atkins provided insurance with a solo shot in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
LAD
LA Dodgers (57-47)
Lost 1
Colorado 6, LA Dodgers 2   COL
Colorado (52-51)
Won 1
July 28, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   2 8 2
Colorado
2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   6 9 0
Standings thru 7/28/07  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers Stats  |  Rockies Stats
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4120000.284
Pierre, CF3000001.282
Saenz, 1B4000012.192
Kent, 2B4121001.297
Garciaparra, 3B4020001.285
Kemp, RF3000022.341
  b-Loney, PH1000001.348
Ethier, LF4021001.300
Lieberthal, C4000004.259
Tomko, P2000021.000
  a-Martin, PH1000002.296
  Seanez, P0000000.000
  Hernandez, P0000000.000
Totals342820516 

a-Popped out for Tomko in the 7th. b-Lined out for Kemp in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Garciaparra 2 (15, Francis, Corpas).
TB: Furcal 2; Kent 2; Garciaparra 4; Ethier 2.
RBI: Kent (56), Ethier (44).
2-out RBI: Kent.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martin; Kent; Lieberthal.
S: Pierre.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Garciaparra 2 (9, fielding, throw).
DP: (Garciaparra).

 
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Spilborghs, CF4111102.320
  Corpas, P0000000.000
Matsui, 2B4000003.274
Holliday, LF4112012.329
Helton, 1B4000020.300
Atkins, 3B4131000.266
Hawpe, RF2100221.298
Tulowitzki, SS3112102.279
Torrealba, C4120024.275
Francis, P2010000.167
  Julio, P0000000.000
  a-Baker, PH1000002.222
  Sullivan, CF0000000.342
Totals326964716 

a-Hit into a double play for Julio in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Atkins (1, Tomko).
HR: Holliday (19, 1st inning off Tomko, 1 on, 1 out), Tulowitzki (12, 2nd inning off Tomko, 1 on, 0 out), Atkins (15, 7th inning off Seanez, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Spilborghs; Holliday 4; Atkins 8; Tulowitzki 4; Torrealba 2; Francis.
RBI: Holliday 2 (81), Tulowitzki 2 (46), Spilborghs (36), Atkins (61).
2-out RBI: Atkins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Holliday; Torrealba 2.
S: Francis.
Team LOB: 7.

 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tomko (L, 2-8)6.07554425.57
Seanez 1.01110314.31
Hernandez 1.01000006.10
 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Francis (W, 11-5)7.27220504.12
Julio 0.10000005.75
Corpas 1.01000002.34

Pitches-strikes: Tomko 99-55, Seanez 23-17, Hernandez 7-6, Francis 107-76, Julio 3-2, Corpas 11-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tomko 5-9, Seanez 0-0, Hernandez 1-2, Francis 10-8, Julio 1-0, Corpas 1-2.
Batters faced: Tomko 29, Seanez 4, Hernandez 4, Francis 30, Julio 1, Corpas 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Julio 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Dana DeMuth. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:29.
Att: 46,039.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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