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|Rockies Complete Sweep of Cards
|DENVER (AP) -- Ubaldo Jimenez became the first pitcher to reach 15 wins before the All-Star break in 10 years, allowing three hits over eight innings, and the Colorado Rockies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Thursday.
Jason Giambi went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and Dexter Fowler had two hits for the Rockies, who swept the three-game series.
Huston Street worked the ninth for his third save.
Jon Jay doubled twice for the Cardinals.
After struggling in his past three starts, Jimenez (15-1) was dominant. He had one bad inning in each of those starts but he avoided that Thursday in becoming the first pitcher to have 15 wins at the All-Star break since Toronto's David Wells did it in 2000.
Jimenez allowed one run. He struck out six and walked one.
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