Sox Rock Rockies as Middlebrooks Hits Slam and 3-Run Homer

DENVER (AP) — Todd Helton homered, doubled and drove in three runs in his final game at Coors Field, but the Boston Red Sox used Will Middlebrooks' two homers and career-high seven RBIs to beat the Colorado Rockies 15-5 Wednesday night.

Helton
also had a sacrifice fly in his Colorado farewell. The first baseman is
retiring at the end of his 17th season with the Rockies.Middlebrooks
hit his third career grand slam and a three-run homer. The Red Sox, who
clinched the AL East title last week, moved two games ahead of Oakland
for the best record in the league.

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