May 1, 2012 12:13 AM by Jordan Mason
DENVER (AP) - Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings, Troy Tulowitzki snapped an early tie with a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 Monday night in the first of 18 meetings this season between the NL West rivals.
Continuing his remarkable comeback from a broken neck suffered last August when he was hit in the head by a line drive against Washington, Nicasio (2-0) gave up two runs and nine hits. He struck out four and walked two in helping the Rockies cool off the streaking Dodgers, who were coming off a series sweep of the Nationals. Los Angeles owns the best record in the NL at 16-7.
The Rockies escaped a bases-loaded, none-out threat against the middle of the Dodgers batting order in the seventh inning.
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