Nationals lose to Rockies 6-3

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 Ankiel 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.