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Plenty of support for Correia in Twins' 9-3 win over Rockies

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    Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire looks on against the Colorado Rockies in the fourth inning of an interleague baseball game in Denver on Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

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    Colorado Rockies centerfielder Charlie Blackmon fields fly ball off the bat of Minnesota Twins' Sam Fuld in the fourth inning of an interleague baseball game in Denver on Saturday, July 12, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

Kevin Correia pitched six innings of one-run ball, Eduardo Escobar homered, and the Minnesota Twins pulled away late to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-3 on Saturday.

Correia (5-11) scattered seven hits and cooled off the power-hitting Rockies, who stranded 10 baserunners and were kept in the yard after slugging eight home runs in their previous two games. He walked one and struck out one in snapping a hard-luck three-game losing streak during which he had received no run support.

The Twins were shut out in the last two losses for Correia, who helped the Twins offense with a run-scoring double for his first hit of the season and first RBI in three years.

Tyler Matzek (1-4) allowed four runs and seven hits in six innings.