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MLB: Eric Stults has 4-hitter, Padres top Rockies, 2-1

Published: Thursday, Sept. 3 2015 1:13 p.m. MDT

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Tuesday, July 9, 2013.  (Lenny Ignelzi, Associated Press) Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (Lenny Ignelzi, Associated Press)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Stults pitched a four-hitter, Alexi Amarista drove in two runs and the San Diego Padres snapped their 10-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.

Stults (7-7) struck out five and walked three in the complete game, supporting his cause with two hits. He took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, when Josh Rutledge legged out an infield hit on a grounder to shortstop. He lost his shutout in the ninth when he gave up a one-out double to Wilin Rosario and a two-out RBI single to pinch-hitter Nolan Arenado.

Jhoulys Chacin (8-4) allowing one run on five hits over six innings, striking out four and walking two. The loss snapped Chacin's five-game winning streak. He had not lost since May 16.

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