Rockies 14, Rangers 9

Wilin Rosario homered and Yorvit Torrealba had three hits and

knocked in three runs as the Colorado Rockies beat the Texas

Rangers 14-9 on Friday.

The Rangers got home runs from David Murphy, Nelson Cruz and

A.J. Pierzynski.

Tyler Chatwood started for Colorado and allowed four runs, five

hits and four walks in four innings. Closer Rafael Betancourt

worked recorded two outs for in the fifth for the Rockies, but

allowed five hits and four earned runs.

Rangers closer Joe Nathan worked a perfect inning with two

strikeouts.

Nolan Arenado, one of the Rockies top prospects, went 2-for-5 as

he tries to earn a job as the starting third baseman.