04/20 19:45 CDT Rollins gets key hits, Phillies beat Rockies 10-9
Rollins gets key hits, Phillies beat Rockies 10-9
DENVER (AP) --- Jimmy Rollins homered early, then hit a go-ahead single in the
eighth inning that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies
Rollins finished with three hits as the Phillies averted a series sweep. Ryan
Howard added four hits, including a homer and triple while driving in three
Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez exited early because of a sore left
knee. He appeared to tweak it running out a high chopper to end the sixth
Justin Morneau homered and drove in five runs for the Rockies. The teams
combined for 30 hits, 15 for extra bases.
Jake Diekman (2-1) got the win despite allowing two runs in 1 1-3 innings.
Jonathan Papelbon earned his fifth save in six chances.
Matt Belisle (0-2) gave up Rollins' single that broke an 8-all tie.