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Colorado Rockies' Corey Dickerson hits a double off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Nick Christiani to drive in a run in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, in Cincinnati.

Rockies rout Reds 11-2

CINCINNATI – Corey Dickerson hit two home runs and two doubles, driving in a career-high four runs Saturday night as the Colorado Rockies routed the Cincinnati Reds 11-2.

Charlie Blackmon and Dickerson hit back-to-back home runs to start the game. Justin Morneau and Troy Tulowitzki later homered for the Rockies and Nolan Arenado doubled twice, a day after his 28-game hitting streak ended.

The Rockies got 11 extra-base hits, making things easy for Jordan Lyles (5-0). He struck out eight in six innings and left with a 10-2 lead.

Alfredo Simon (4-2) was tagged a season-high eight hits and five runs in three innings.

Blackmon led off the game with his eighth homer of the season and Dickerson followed with his third. It was the first time in team history that the Rockies had hit a pair of home runs to start a game.

Joey Votto, who hit a game-winning homer for the Reds in the ninth inning Friday night, hit his sixth shot in the second.

The Rockies started to pull away with a three-run third, beginning with Dickerson’s double. Arenado’s double set up Morneau’s eighth home run.

Blackmon and Dickerson hit RBI doubles in the fourth.

Dickerson’s second homer was a two-run shot that sailed 433 feet into the right-field seats in the sixth. Tulowitzki followed with his 11th homer of the season and second in two nights, a 386-foot shot into the left field seats.

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