Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/7/12
Ryan Howard did not start. Jeff Francis seemed in control for the Rockies. No problem. Layne Nix tied the game with a double in the eighth, and Nate Schierholtz won the game with a single in the ninth. Starter Cliff Lee pitched pretty well, but it was Jonathan Paplebon won the game to increase his record to 4-6. Francis was pitching well, but was taken out with two outs in the sixth inning. A passed ball put runners on second and third in the ninth, before Schierholtz won the game with his single. Schierholtz was 0-15 since he came off the disabled list on Sept. 1, but came through with one out to win the game.
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