Aug 5, 2011 2:22 AM by Lee Douglas

Tulo homers as Rox snap 4-game losing streak

DENVER (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki homered among his three hits, Esmil Rogers pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Thursday night.

Ty Wigginton and Chris Nelson had two hits each for the Rockies, who snapped a four-game losing streak.

Ryan Zimmerman had three hits and Michael Morse, Wilson Ramos and Rick Ankeil had two hits each for the Nationals.

Rogers (5-1) worked out of trouble throughout to keep the Rockies in it. He allowed one run and seven hits, walked two and struck out six in 5 2-3 innings. He gave up a run in the first and had multiple baserunners in the third, fifth and sixth.

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