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Rockies Hold Off Nationals

Rockies Hold Off Nationals

(Washington, DC)  –  Michael Cuddyer [[ kuh-DYE-er ]] and Nolan Arenado each hit a solo home run to power the Rockies past the Nationals 7-6 at Nationals Park.  Cuddyer finished 3-for-4 with four RBI for Colorado, which took the final two games of this four-game series.  Cuddyer also extended his hit streak to 21 games.  Dexter Fowler was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in the win.  Jorge De La Rosa improved to 8-and-4 after giving up just two runs in six innings of work.  Jhonatan Solano knocked in two runs to cap a four-run eighth inning for Washington.  Nats outfielder Jayson Werth left in the fourth with an apparent leg injury.  Ross Detwiler gave up seven runs in three-and-two-thirds frames for his sixth loss.