Nelson’s 7th Inning Blast Wins It for Rox

Rockies 4, Phillies 1
WP – Josh Roenicke (2-0, 2.76)
LP – Vance Worley (4-3, 2.78)
SV – Rafael Betancourt (11)

PHILADELPHIA — A wasted effort at the dish cost the Phillies of their first three-game sweep of the season.

Besides that fact, it was also Chris Nelson’s two-run blast in the 7th inning that prevented the sweep. Trailing 1-0, Nelson hit a two-run bomb off Vance Worley to left-center to give Colorado a 2-1 lead and eventual 4-1 win Thursday night.

The only run the Phils scored was a solo homer by Jimmy Rollins to lead off the 1st.

Worley went seven innings, allowing a run on four hits and two walks while striking out two.

2B: Mayberry (12), Wigginton (8). HR: Rollins (5).



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