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Date of game: 5/12/2013

Recap: St. Louis vs. Colorado

St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - After being silenced by the Cardinals' starting pitching the last two days, the Rockies got an outstanding effort from one of their own.

Jorge De La Rosa took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Colorado's offense awoke from its slumber as the Rockies came away with an 8-2 victory over St. Louis in the finale of a three-game set.

The Cardinals saw starter Shelby Miller retire 27 straight batters on Friday and Adam Wainwright come five outs away from a no-hitter the following day. On Sunday, though, the Rockies were the ones stifling St. Louis.

De La Rosa (4-3) struck out seven and didn't surrender a hit until David Freese lined a single past first baseman Jordan Pacheco with two away in the seventh.

The Colorado lefty issued three walks, but his efforts were key in helping the Rockies end their season-long four-game losing streak.

"I just tried to throw a good game and go far as I can and try to help my team win especially the way we were the past two games," De La Rosa said.

Troy Tulowitzki smacked a three-run homer and Charlie Blackmon stroked a two- run shot in his return to the big-league level. Blackmon was called up Sunday when the Rockies placed first baseman/outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list.

St. Louis didn't score until the ninth, when they were able to plate two runs. It had won nine of 10 games coming in.

Jaime Garcia (4-2) lost for the first time in four starts, surrendering both homers as well as eight hits over six innings. He struck out seven in the defeat.

"Definitely tough acts to follow," said St. Louis manager Mike Matheny. "Things just didn't go quite his way."

The Rockies went 28 full innings without a run, but scored for the first time in the series when Tulowitzki ripped a three-run homer into left.

Pacheco and Carlos Gonzalez each reached with two-out singles before Tulowitzki raked his eighth homer of the season, giving Colorado an 3-0 lead.

De La Rosa struck out the side in the fifth, with the Cardinals managing just three walks offensively to that point.

Blackmon put Colorado in complete control the following frame when he lifted a two-run homer to center for a 5-0 Colorado lead.

Once St. Louis ended the no-hit bid on Freese's single, Jon Jay followed with a double to put runners on second and third, but Pete Kozma lined out to first to end the threat.

The Rockies cushion increased to eight runs by the end of the eighth, after Reid Brignac ripped a two-run double down the right-field line and Dexter Fowler added an RBI single.

St. Louis had three of its six hits in the bottom of the ninth. Matt Adams' grounder into right plated a run and Kozma lifted a sac fly to account for the final margin.

Game Notes

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