Phillies Power Past Slumping Rockies
Cole Hamels threw eight sharp innings, John Mayberry Jr. and Carlos Ruiz hit two-run homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Tuesday night.
The last-place Phillies started a 10-game homestand with just their fourth win in 16 games.
The Rockies are 1-11 since June 4.
Hamels (10-3) allowed two runs and six hits, striking out seven. He improved to 7-2 following a Phillies' loss with his best outing since tossing eight scoreless innings against Washington on May 23. The lefty had a 6.07 ERA in his previous four starts.
Rockies starter Josh Outman (0-3) gave up four runs and five hits in 4 1-3 innings.
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