Despite being down 2-0 early in the game, the Colorado Rockies hold a 5-3 lead after the sixth inning. Troy Tulowitzki remains the engine that powers the Colorado Rockies. He led the fourth inning with a double, moved to third on a Jose Lopez ground out and then scored on a Todd Helton single.
But he saved the big blast for the fifth inning. Seth Smith walked and Jonathan Herrera singled to have men on first and second for Troy Tulowitzki after a Carlos Gonzalez ground out. After taking a strike to start the plate appearance, Tulowitzki homered to right field, just a few feet away from the foul pole, giving the Rockies a 4-3 lead.
In the sixth inning, Ryan Spilborghs hit his first home run of the season to extend the Rockies' lead to 5-3.
Esmil Rogers gutted out 5 2/3 innings, allowing a two-out Jose Reyes double and a Daniel Murphy RBI double in the fourth inning. He left after getting the second out of the sixth inning, giving way to Matt Reynolds, The reliever did his job, getting Murphy to ground out. Rogers' final line was 5 2/3 innings, 106 pitches, four walks, three runs allowed and two strikeouts.