The Philadelphia Phillies were defeated by the Colarado Rockies, 5-2.
Rough Seventh Inning for Hamels
Cole Hamels pitched well, but was tagged with the loss. He finished after 7 innings. Hamels cruised through six innings allowing just a home run, but hit a bump in the road during the seventh inning. The Rockies weren’t completely crushing the ball, but strung a few hits together, including some bloop hits and infield dribblers.
Hamels’ final line: 7 innings, 3 runs, 3 hits, 2 walks, and 7 strikeouts.
The Rockies added two runs in the eighth inning as Justin De Fratus gave up two runs in 2/3 of an inning.
Offense Woes Continue
The Phillies were shut down by Jhoulys Chacin, who almost threw a complete game shut out. Chacin was an out away from the shut out before Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard drove in a run a piece. The Phillies only squiggled out four hits before the ninth inning. Chacin had less than 80 pitches entering the ninth. After Howard’s RBI, Chachin was pulled and Dom...