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Tolowitzki Homors Seven Runs As Rockies Blast Cubs 11-5

Last updated on Tuesday, August 11, 2009

(DENVER, CO) - Troy Tulowitzki homered and drove in seven runs as the Colorado Rockies blasted the Chicago Cubs 11-5.

Tulowitzki went five for five, driving in four runs in the first two innings as the Rockies jumped out to a 6-0 lead.

Jorge De La Rosa allowed a run on seven hits over seven and two-thirds innings, striking out eleven while improving to 10 and 8 on the season.

Geovany Soto drove in the only run off De La Rosa with his ninth home run of the season.

Soto would add a sacrifice fly in the Cubs' four-run ninth.

Tom Gorzelanny lasted just an inning and a third, giving up six earned runs to fall to 4 and 2 on the year.

With the loss, Chicago falls three games behind St. Louis in the NL Central.

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