Minor (11-5) did not walk a batter and did not allow a Colorado baserunner to reach second base.
Tyler Chatwood (7-4) allowed a career-high seven earned runs on 10 hits, one walk and one hit batter in only 2-1/3 innings.
Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez left the game in the fourth inning after aggravating his sprained right middle finger.
GIANTS 9, PHILLIES 2
In Philadelphia, Chad Gaudin threw seven sharp innings, while Brett Pill and Brandon Crawford hit homers as San Francisco snapped a five-game losing streak with a victory over Philadelphia.
The defending World Series champion Giants are last in the NL West. The Phillies entered 11.5 games out of first place and fell to nine back in the wild-card standings.
Gaudin (5-2) allowed one run and four hits, striking out five. He also got his first career RBI on a single that was just his second hit in 59 at-bats.
Roger Kieschnick had RBI singles in his first two major league at-bats for the Giants, who snapped a nine-game homerless drought when Pill went deep. Pill had three hits and four RBIs.
Kyle Kendrick (9-8) gave up eight hits and seven runs in two-plus innings.
In other NL action, it was:
‧ Reds 4, Padres 1
‧ Marlins 3, Mets 2
‧ Cubs 6, Brewers 1
In interleague play, it was:
‧ Yankees 3, Dodgers 0
‧ Tigers 11, Nationals 1
‧ Diamondbacks 7, Rays 0