Bats Come Alive in Phils Win

Brett Myers earned the win as the Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies, 8-4. Myers is now 7-0 lifetime against the Rockies, and 5-0 at Coors Field.

The Rockies took a 2-0 lead in the second on Troy Tulowitzki's third home run of the season. Ryan Howard responded with a bases clearing double off Jorge De La Rosa with two outs, giving the Phillies a 3-2 lead.

Garrett Atkins tied the game in the fourth inning with a solo home run, but Jayson Werth hit a two-run triple to give the Phillies a lead.

For the first time all season, the Phillies managed to have a starter last longer than five innings. Myers pitched 7 innings despite allowing three home runs for his second straight start. Myers struck out six and allowed four hits while walking one.

The Phillies pounded out 15 hits including Raul Ibanez's second home run of the season. Chase Utley and Pedro Feliz would later have RBI of their own.


Jay Ballz said...

Solid effort by the whole team. Rockies got to Myers a couple times, and he was definitely upset, but he held it together, and helped the team win. Good win, for the Phils.

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