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May 31, 2010 9:04 PM

Jimenez becomes first 10-game winner in the Majors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched a four-hitter to become the majors' first 10-game winner this year, outpitching Tim Lincecum to lead the Colorado Rockies past the San Francisco Giants 4-0 in Monday's highly anticipated Memorial Day matchup.

Clint Barmes hit a two-run single in the second inning that held up for Jimenez (10-1), who struck out nine, lowered his big league-best ERA to 0.78 and extended his career-best scoreless innings streak to 26. He pitched his fourth career complete game, second career shutout and second this year.

Lincecum (5-2), making his 100th start and matched up with Jimenez for the fourth time, walked five for the fourth straight start and the Giants had their four-game winning streak snapped.

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