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Dickerson, Rockies pound Reds

Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Corey Dickerson smacked a pair of home runs among his quartet of hits, four RBI and three runs scored and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds, 11-2, in the middle test of a three-game set.

Charlie Blackmon's leadoff homer highlighted his three-hit night. He also had an RBI double to go with his three runs scored for Colorado, which pounded out 16 hits to snap a brief two-game skid on the heels of a 6-1 stretch.

Justin Morneau cracked a two-run blast and Troy Tulowitzki added a solo shot in the triumph. Jordan Lyles (5-0) struck out eight and surrendered two runs on four hits and four walks over six frames to notch the win.

Alfredo Simon (4-2) was roughed up for five runs on eight hits over just three frames for the Reds.

Blackmon and Dickerson sent back-to-back solo shots into right to kick off the scoring in the first before the Reds got a run back in the second on Joey Votto's opposite-field leadoff blast into the seats in left to make it 2-1.

The Rockies extended their advantage after plating a trio of runs in the third, a pair in the fourth and three more in the sixth.

Dickerson doubled to begin the third and Tulowitzki followed with a bunt single. Dickerson scored when Carlos Gonzalez grounded into a double play. After having his 28-game hitting streak snapped Friday night, Nolan Arenado began a new one with a double and Morneau followed with a blast into right- center for a 5-1 Rockies cushion.

RBI doubles by Blackmon and Dickerson in the fourth made it 7-1. Dickerson cracked a two-run shot to right in the sixth and Tulowitzki followed with a solo shot for a 10-1 spread.

Ryan Ludwick's RBI single in the sixth cut the deficit to 10-2 and DJ LeMahieu's RBI groundout in the ninth capped the scoring.

Game Notes

Tulowitzki has 11 homers, which is tied for the NL lead ... The Rockies were 4-for-13 with runners in scoring position, while Cincinnati finished 1-for-10 ... Votto's blast was his first off a right-hander this year.

05/10 22:31:46 ET