Sports - Colorado Rockies

Aug 5, 2012 7:26 PM by Jordan Mason

Giants sweep Rockies behind Pence, Lincecum

DENVER (AP) - Tim Lincecum won consecutive starts for the first time since April, Hunter Pence had three RBIs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Lincecum (6-11) worked around five walks, allowing one run and five hits in six innings. After going 4-9 with a 5.26 ERA in 18 starts from the start of May through July 25, he is 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA in his last two outings against the Mets and Rockies.

He had not won consecutive starts since April 23 against the Mets and April 28 against the Padres. In Lincecum's previous appearance at Coors Field, he gave up six runs in 2 1-3 innings on April 11.

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