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Stratton pitches 2-hitter, Giants top Rockies to end skid

An 11-game losing streak wore on the San Francisco Giants, who had chances in many of those games and wound up on the wrong end.

Chris Stratton's first career shutout couldn't have come at a more opportune time to get his club out of a deep, weeks-long funk.

Stratton pitched a two-hitter, Austin Slater backed him with a two-run single, and San Francisco snapped its longest skid since 1951 by beating the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Friday night.

"We're trying to get wins. We're not giving up," Stratton said. "It's just kind of been a tough little go right now but we're doing all we can to win games."

The NL West-leading Rockies had their...