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Pillar, Márquez help Rockies hand Giants costly loss, 7-2

In the opener of an eight-game road trip to end the season, the Rockies knocked around Johnny Cueto for seven earned runs in 4 1/3 innings.
Credit: AP
Colorado Rockies' Kevin Pillar (11) is congratulated by teammate Charlie Blackmon (19) after hitting a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Pillar homered against his former team and German Márquez pitched six strong innings to snap a five-game losing streak as the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Monday night. 

In the opener of an eight-game road trip to end the season, the Rockies knocked around Johnny Cueto for seven earned runs in 4 1/3 innings.

The Giants trail the Philadelphia Phillies by a half-game for the final playoff spot in the National League. 

The Rockies are 2 1/2 games back.

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