Colorado Rockies defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 4-2

DENVER • Ubaldo Jimenez ended his slide toward the Alll-Star break with an eight-inning gem that completed a three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals at Coors Field.

The Cardinals put two runners on base only once in the game, and their only run came because of a couple of groundouts.

Jimenez, the league's ERA leader for much of the season's first half, held the Cardinals to one run on three hits. He walked one and stuck out six.
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DENVER • After losing spectacularly on the final swings of the first two games in this series, the reeling Cardinals didn't get many favors from Colorado ace Ubaldo Jimenez on the final day of their visit to Coors Field.

Except he did make sure it was over sooner, devoid of drama.

On the way to his 15th victory, Jimenez befuddled the Cardinals for eight innings and strong-armed the Rockies to a series sweep with a 4-2 victory Thursday.

The Cardinals got two runner...