Found September 11, 2012 on
The Phils sweep their make-up doubleheader, sweeping the series in the process, as they defeat the Rockies by the score of 3-2 and 7-4. The Rockies took the lead in the first game of the twinbill in the second as, with two men on, and with two men out, DJ LeMathieu hits an RBI single, knocking in Wilin Rosario, who had started the inning off with a single, then stopped at second base on Chris Nelson’s single, giving the Rockies a 1-0 lead, while sending LeMathieu, who had earlier singled, up to second base. The Rockies then made it a 2-0 lead as Tyler Chatwood hits an RBI single, scoring Nelson, while sending LeMathieu up to third base. The Phils tied the game up at two-all in the third as, with two men on, and with two men out, Ryan Howard hits a two-run double, knocking in Cole Hamels, who had started the inning off with a walk, then stopped at third base on Chase Utley’s single, and Utley, who had just singled. The score would stay tied until the bottom of the ninth as the Phils ...

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