Posted May 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
Carlos Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies came up just a few solo home runs short against the Cincinnati Reds. All told, the Rockies hit five homers - Gonzalez had two - and it wasn't enough. Brandon Phillips hit a three-run homer to help the Cincinnati Reds bash their way past the Colorado Rockies 7-5 Sunday in a game that set a record for Great American Ball Park with nine home runs. ''I don't think I've ever managed a game in which there were nine home runs,'' Colorado manager Jim Tracy said. ''In defeat, I can't tell you how proud I am of this ballclub the way they stayed after it today,'' Tracy said. Mat Latos allowed five hits - and all of them were solo home runs. Colorado's Carlos Gonzalez hit two of them, and Troy Tulowitzki, Michael Cuddyer and Dexter Fowler also took the Cincinnati starter deep. Latos became the first Reds pitcher to win a game in which he allowed five home runs. Joey Votto, Jay Bruce and Todd Frazier homered for Cincinnati, which finished 6-1 on a ...
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