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Atkins drives win
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Rockies 8, Brewers 3
Garrett Atkins is congratulated after his second homer on Wednesday. (Morry Gash/AP)
Garrett Atkins had a big night, going 3-for-4 with two dingers to help the Rockies surmount being struck out 11 times by Brewers starter Ben Sheets. Scott Podsednik also drove in two runs. Glendon Rusch went six strong frames.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (39-53)
Won 1
Colorado 8, Milwaukee 3   MIL
Milwaukee (50-41)
Lost 1
July 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4 0   8 10 0
Milwaukee
0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   3 9 0
Standings thru 7/9/08  |  Recap: COL | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Brewers stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, CF5022010.229
Barmes, SS5000010.309
Holliday, LF3110110.343
Atkins, 3B4233011.315
Hawpe, RF4110011.245
Iannetta, C3111121.278
Koshansky, 1B3112021.167
Quintanilla, 2B4210012.265
Rusch, P1000010.000
  Corpas, P0000000.000
  Buchholz, P0000000.000
  a-Smith, Seth, PH1000010.250
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
Totals3381082126 

a-Struck out for Buchholz in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Iannetta (2, Mota).
HR: Atkins 2 (14, 6th inning off Sheets, 1 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Mota, 0 on, 2 out), Koshansky (2, 8th inning off Mota, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Podsednik 2; Holliday; Atkins 9; Hawpe; Iannetta 3; Koshansky 4; Quintanilla.
RBI: Podsednik 2 (15), Atkins 3 (54), Iannetta (34), Koshansky 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Podsednik 2; Atkins; Iannetta; Koshansky 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Atkins; Iannetta.
S: Rusch 2.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Holliday (12, 2nd base off Sheets/Kendall).
CS: Podsednik 2 (3, 2nd base by Sheets/Kendall, 2nd base by Stetter/Kendall).

FIELDING
DP: (Atkins-Koshansky).

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B4010022.215
Hardy, SS4000001.291
Braun, LF4020001.286
Fielder, 1B4010011.266
Hart, C, RF4000023.293
Hall, 3B4221000.231
Cameron, CF4121020.232
Kendall, C4000002.264
Sheets, P2000021.077
  Stetter, P0000000.000
  a-Branyan, PH1011000.260
  Mota, P0000000.000
  Shouse, P0000000.000
Totals353930911 

a-Singled for Stetter in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cameron (12, Rusch), Hall (16, Corpas), Braun (23, Buchholz).
HR: Hall (12, 2nd inning off Rusch, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Weeks; Braun 3; Fielder; Hall 6; Cameron 3; Branyan.
RBI: Hall (37), Cameron (34), Branyan (19).
2-out RBI: Branyan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hart, C 2; Weeks.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cameron (7, 2nd base off Corpas/Iannetta).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rusch (W, 2-3)6.05110416.25
Corpas (H, 4)1.03220205.36
Buchholz 1.01000201.66
Fuentes 1.00000103.50
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sheets (L, 10-3)6.053321112.85
Stetter 1.01110002.53
Mota 1.04440025.82
Shouse 1.00000101.95

WP: Sheets.
HBP: Koshansky (by Stetter).
Pitches-strikes: Rusch 83-55, Corpas 23-17, Buchholz 16-10, Fuentes 11-8, Sheets 110-69, Stetter 14-8, Mota 21-14, Shouse 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rusch 4-9, Corpas 1-0, Buchholz 0-1, Fuentes 0-2, Sheets 2-4, Stetter 2-0, Mota 1-2, Shouse 1-1.
Batters faced: Rusch 22, Corpas 6, Buchholz 4, Fuentes 3, Sheets 24, Stetter 4, Mota 7, Shouse 3.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 37,092.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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