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Todd Helton's 2,500th hit

The Colorado Rockies' first baseman reached the milestone Sunday in a win over Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, applies the tag to Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton as he reaches second base with a double for his 2,500th career hit under the watch of second base umpire Jordan Baker in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans cheer as Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton rounds first base on the way to second base with a double against the Cincinnati Reds in seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The hit was the 2,500th in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, right, slides safely into second base with a double as Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, turns to apply the tag under the watch of second base umpire Jordan Baker in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The hit was the 2,500th in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, left, hands the ball to a batboy as first base coach Rene Lacheman, right, comes over to congratulate Helton after he hit a double for his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 7-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton connects on a double off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Curtis Partch in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The double was the 2,500th hit in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton slides safely into second base with a double for his 2,500th career hit while facing the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, keeps the tag on Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton after he doubled for his 2,500th career hit in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After doubling for his 2,500th career hit, Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, front, acknowledges the crowd as Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips looks on in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After doubling for his 2,500th career hit, Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, front, acknowledges the crowd as Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips looks on in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans stand and applaud after Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton doubled for his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Members of the Colorado Rockies crowd the rail in the dugout to join fans in applauding after the Rockies' Todd Helton connected for a double to notch his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 7-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton acknowledges the applause of the crowd after he doubled for his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 7-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton follows the flight of his double against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The hit was the 2,500th in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans stand to watch Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton bat against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Denver, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton strikes out while swinging at pitch against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Denver, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, applies the tag to Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton as he reaches second base with a double for his 2,500th career hit under the watch of second base umpire Jordan Baker in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans cheer as Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton rounds first base on the way to second base with a double against the Cincinnati Reds in seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The hit was the 2,500th in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, right, slides safely into second base with a double as Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, turns to apply the tag under the watch of second base umpire Jordan Baker in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The hit was the 2,500th in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, left, hands the ball to a batboy as first base coach Rene Lacheman, right, comes over to congratulate Helton after he hit a double for his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 7-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton connects on a double off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Curtis Partch in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The double was the 2,500th hit in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton slides safely into second base with a double for his 2,500th career hit while facing the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, left, keeps the tag on Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton after he doubled for his 2,500th career hit in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After doubling for his 2,500th career hit, Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, front, acknowledges the crowd as Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips looks on in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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After doubling for his 2,500th career hit, Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton, front, acknowledges the crowd as Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips looks on in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans stand and applaud after Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton doubled for his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Members of the Colorado Rockies crowd the rail in the dugout to join fans in applauding after the Rockies' Todd Helton connected for a double to notch his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 7-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton acknowledges the applause of the crowd after he doubled for his 2,500th career hit against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 7-3 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton follows the flight of his double against the Cincinnati Reds in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. The hit was the 2,500th in Helton's career. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Fans stand to watch Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton bat against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Denver, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Colorado Rockies' Todd Helton strikes out while swinging at pitch against the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Denver, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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