Rockies Beat Pirates, Maintain One-Game Lead Over Giants For NL Wildcard

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DENVER (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched three-hit ball for eight innings and Carlos Gonzalez homered early, sending the Colorado Rockies over the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 Wednesday night.

Jimenez (10-9) won his fourth straight decision. He became the fourth member of the Rockies' rotation with double-digit victories, joining Jason Marquis, Aaron Cook and Jorge De La Rosa.

The Pirates got only four hits and lost for the ninth time in 10 games.