The Phillies scored twice in the eighth and ninth for their second come-from-behind win in as many days, They have won four of five to improve to 4-3 under Ryne Sandberg, who became the interim manager when Charlie Manuel was fired on Friday.
Erik Kratz opened the ninth with a double off Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt (2-4). Pinch runner Casper Wells advanced to third on a grounder and scored the tying run on Ruiz’s pinch-hit double to left. Jimmy Rollins was walked intentionally and Young followed with the winning single to left.
Tyler Cloyd (2-3) allowed five runs in six innings in his first major league start since June 12.
John Mayberry Jr. and Carlos Ruiz each homered to lead Philadelphia past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Monday night, giving the Phillies and interim manager Ryne Sandberg two straight wins for the first time since the All-Star break.
Cole Hamels again pitched well again, and again he ended up with another disappointing loss.
A rough first inning set the stage for the worst outing of Jonathan Pettibone’s young career.
Freddy Galvis hit two 2-run triples and scored the go-ahead run on Humberto Quintero’s single, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Friday night.
Josh Rutledge will be a valuable asset for the Rockies this year, and maybe even a star somewhere down the line.
Ryan Howard drove in two runs and seven pitchers combined to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Sunday night and complete a doubleheader sweep.
John Mayberry Jr. hit an RBI single in the ninth inning of the first game to lift the Phillies to a 3-2 win.
The Philadelphia Phillies’ five-year reign atop the NL East is nearing an official end, and manager Charlie Manuel is evaluating the team’s needs for next season.
Saturday night’s game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Colorado Rockies has been postponed due to rain.
Nate Schierholtz hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Cole Hamels pitched eight innings of one-run ball, Hunter Pence hit a three-run home run and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 Sunday for their first series victory in nearly a month.
Phillies ace Roy Halladay is scheduled to be activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and start the game that night against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Vance Worley pitched into the seventh inning and hit a two-run double, Carlos Ruiz added a three-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies hung on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 Saturday night.