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Helton, Rutledge, Rosario lead 26-hit outburst as Rockies jump Myers in 18-4 rout of Indians

Todd Helton and Josh Rutledge both went 4 for 4 as the Colorado Rockies battered Brett Myers for 14 hits Monday night in an 18-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

Wilin Rosario also had four of Colorado's 26 hits. He knocked in three runs.

Chris Nelson cracked a three-run homer off Myers and finished with three hits. Leadoff batter Dexter Fowler had three hits and scored twice, raising his spring average to .364.

Michael Cuddyer added a solo shot against Indians reliever David Huff. It was the first home run of the spring for both Nelson and Cuddyer.

The 39-year-old Helton, coming off right hip surgery and entering the final season of his contract, is batting .435.