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Nix's three hits highlight win vs. Giants

Nix's three hits highlight win vs. Giants

Rockies 4, Giants 2
at Tucson, Ariz.
Monday, March 17

Rockies at the plate: Second-base contender Jayson Nix homered and added two singles. He has six hits this spring, but half have been homers. Willy Taveras singled, walked and stole two bases, and Scott Podsednik came off the bench and tripled. Ian Stewart belted a walk-off two-run homer in the 10th.

Giants at the plate: Rajai Davis and Eugenio Velez each had RBI singles in the second inning. Velez also was hit by a pitch.

Rockies on the mound: No. 2 starter Aaron Cook, in his first Cactus League start since March 3, gave up two runs in five innings. He struck out four, against three hits and a walk. Closer Manny Corpas hit a batter in his scoreless inning. Left-handers Micah Bowie and Josh Newman each added an inning to their scoreless Cactus League records.

Giants on the mound: Right-hander Matt Palmer came from Minor League camp and held the Rockies to one run on four hits in five innings pitched. Lefty Steve Kline allowed one run in two innings, giving up four hits.

Cactus League record: Rockies 7-10, Giants 6-15-2

Up next for Rockies: The Rockies are off Tuesday, although right-hander Kip Wells will pitch in a Minor League game to stay on his regular schedule. Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez will start for the Rockies against the White Sox on Wednesday at Tucson Electric Park.

Up next for Giants: The Giants are off Tuesday. On Wednesday, right-hander Kevin Correia will start for the Giants against the Cubs at Scottsdale Stadium.

Thomas Harding is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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