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|LaMahieu Has 3 Hits as Rockies Top Cubs 10-5
|DENVER (AP)--DJ LeMahieu had three hits and finished a home run short of the cycle, Wilin Rosario went deep and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 10-5 in a rain-shortened game on Tuesday night.
Matt McBride homered and Chris Nelson had three hits for the Rockies, who won a matchup of two 94-loss teams. Carlos Torres (5-3) got the win after allowing one run in two innings of relief.
The teams played in a constant drizzle throughout the game with temperatures hovering in the low 50s. The game was delayed in the middle of the seventh and called 48 minutes later.
Dave Sappelt and Starlin Castro homered for the Cubs, who have lost seven of eight. Chicago is five losses shy of its first 100-loss season since 1966.
Chicago starter Chris Rushin (1-3) allowed six runs on seven hits in 3 2-3 innings.