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.
Ethan Martin (2-2) tossed two-hit ball and struck out six over 6 1-3 innings for the win.
Mayberry hit a three-run shot in the fourth to help the Phillies win again under their new manager. Sandberg took over Friday when Charlie Manuel, the winningest manager in club history, was fired.
Jonathan Papelbon tossed a scoreless ninth for his first 21st save, and first since July 11.
Troy Tulowitzki hit a solo shot for the Rockies. Jeff Manship (0-3) allowed five runs in five innings.
With the underachieving Phillies well out of the playoff picture, Sandberg shook up his lineup and batted Ruiz second. Ruiz responded with just his third homer of the season, a solo shot in the fifth that made it 5-0. He hit second just one other time over his eight-year career....