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Apr 1, 2012 11:53 PM by Jordan Mason

Cummings helps Rapids beat Fire 2-0

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Omar Cummings scored in the 58th minute to help lead the Colorado Rapids to a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Sunday night.

The teams exchanged scoring chances for much of the game until Cummings found himself alone in the slot. Brian Mullan set up Cummings' second goal of the year. Cummings has six goals in seven games in his career against Chicago.

Kamani Hill added a goal in added time at the end of the game

Matt Pickens earned his second shutout of the year and his 23rd as a member of the Rapids (3-1-0). He trails only Joe Cannon (25) for the career franchise lead.

Pablo Tornaghi had a strong game in goal for the Fire (1-2-1).

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