If you were hoping for a game with lots of hitting and lots of excitement, you watched the right ballgame this evening. After taking game one of this doubleheader with a walk-off victory, the Phillies were looking for a clean sweep of the Rockies tonight in game two.
The Phillies scored first this evening in the bottom of the second. Ty Wigginton scored on a single hit into center by Michael Martinez.
In the top of the third, Ramon Hernandez singled to score Jordan Pacheco, tying up the ballgame. In the same inning, the Rockies had two men on for Chris Nelson who hit an absolute moonshot into the seats in left field. 4-1 Colorado.
Tyler Cloyd's night was done after four innings and 76 pitches. He allowed four earned runs on eight hits, walking one and striking out two. Justin De Fratus pitched a scoreless inning to follow, striking out one, and sending the Rockies down 1-2-3.
Ryan Howard already has 2 RBI today which came about in the first game of the doubleheader. He adde...