Garrett Atkins hit a three-run homer and Jeff Francis pitched six solid innings as the Colorado Rockies pounded Atlanta 9-2.
Francis is 12-5 after giving up a run on six hits with no walks and seven strikeouts. The left-hander has won seven straight decisions.
Kaz Matsui went 3-for-5 and scored three runs for the Rockies.
Mark Teixeira hit his third homer in three games for Atlanta since being acquired in a trade from Texas.
John Smoltz dropped to 10-6, surrendering five earned runs on nine hits over six and two-thirds innings.
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