National League Game Summary - San Francisco at Colorado

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Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Buster Posey hit a three-run homer, Ryan Theriot and Melky Cabrera both drove in a pair, and the Giants routed the Rockies, 16-4, on Friday in the opener of a three-game series.

San Francisco had managed just six runs over its previous three games but the offense recorded 16 hits on Friday, including a solo homer from Brett Pill and an RBI triple from Angel Pagan.

Hector Sanchez added a two-run, pinch-hit double for the Giants, who are in first place in the NL West despite going just 2-7 over their last nine games.

Ryan Vogelsong (9-5) improved to 5-0 lifetime against Colorado, allowing four runs on five hits over 6 1/3 frames. He walked two and struck out seven.

It marked just the second time in 20 starts this season that Vogelsong allowed more than three runs.

Rookie Wilin Rosario homered for the second straight game, belting a two-run shot in the seventh for the Rockies, losers in six of their last seven contests.

Jonathan Sanchez (0-3) lasted just three innings against his former team, giving up two runs -- one earned -- on three hits. The lefty has dropped nine straight decisions overall and is 0-3 since being acquired from the Royals on July 20.

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