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Colorado gets even
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Rockies 5, Phillies 4
Huston Street and Yorvit Torrealba celebrate after the Rockies' victory. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Facing a left-hander for the second game in a row, the Rockies fared much better against Cole Hamels. Yorvit Torrealba's homer accounted for two of the four runs against the southpaw, and the Colorado bullpen held off the Phillies' charge to pull the Rockies even in the series.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado
PHI
Philadelphia
October 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0   5 9 1
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0   4 11 0
Recap: COL | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Phillies stats
Colorado AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gonzalez, C, LF 5 1 3 0 0 1 3 .556
Fowler, CF 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 .000
Helton, 1B 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .111
Tulowitzki, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Atkins, G, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167
  a-Stewart, I, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
Torrealba, C 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 .500
Spilborghs, RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .250
Barmes, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000
Cook, P 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .500
  Contreras, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Smith, S, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Belisle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Giambi, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
  Betancourt, R, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Morales, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Street, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 5 9 5 2 10 18  

a-Struck out for Atkins, G in the 6th. b-Singled for Contreras in the 7th. c-Struck out for Belisle in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Gonzalez, C (1, Hamels), Spilborghs (1, Blanton).
HR: Torrealba (1, 4th inning off Hamels, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Torrealba 5; Cook; Spilborghs 2; Smith, S; Gonzalez, C 4; Helton.
RBI: Helton (1), Torrealba 2 (2), Fowler 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Torrealba 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Helton 2; Giambi 2.
SAC: Fowler; Barmes; Torrealba.
SF: Fowler 2.
GIDP: Tulowitzki.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gonzalez, C (1, 2nd base off Hamels/Ruiz).
CS: Gonzalez, C (1, 2nd base by Hamels/Ruiz).
PO: Gonzalez, C (1st base by Hamels).

FIELDING
E: Barmes (1, throw).
DP: 3 (Helton-Tulowitzki, Tulowitzki-Helton, Stewart, I-Barmes-Helton).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .222
Victorino, CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 .444
Utley, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Howard, 1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .500
Werth, RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .429
Ibanez, LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .500
Feliz, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .286
  Happ, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Eyre, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Myers, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bastardo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Francisco, B, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ruiz, C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .200
  c-Stairs, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  1-Lee, Cl, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Hamels, P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  a-Dobbs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Blanton, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Cairo, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Totals 35 4 11 4 3 6 16  

a-Lined out for Hamels in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Madson in the 9th. c-Walked for Ruiz in the 9th.
1-Ran for Stairs in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Howard (2, Cook).
HR: Werth (1, 8th inning off Betancourt, R, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 3; Victorino 3; Ibanez 2; Feliz; Rollins; Werth 4; Utley.
RBI: Howard (2), Ibanez 2 (4), Werth (2).
2-out RBI: Werth.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Victorino.
GIDP: Rollins, Werth, Ruiz.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Feliz-Utley-Howard).
Pickoffs: Hamels (Gonzalez, C at 1st base).

 
Colorado IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cook (W, 1-0) 5.0 7 3 3 2 4 0 5.40
Contreras (H, 1) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Belisle (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Betancourt, R (H, 1) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 13.50
Morales, F (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Street (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hamels (L, 0-1) 5.0 7 4 4 0 5 1 7.20
Blanton 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 9.00
Happ 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -
Eyre, S 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Myers 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
Bastardo 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Madson 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00

Cook pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.
Blanton pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Happ pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

IBB: Spilborghs (by Myers).
HBP: Tulowitzki (by Myers).
Pitches-strikes: Cook 81-50, Contreras 10-9, Belisle 14-10, Betancourt, R 10-9, Morales, F 3-2, Street 23-15, Hamels 83-62, Blanton 19-13, Happ 4-2, Eyre, S 10-9, Myers 17-8, Bastardo 4-3, Madson 7-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cook 6-1, Contreras 1-0, Belisle 1-1, Betancourt, R 2-0, Morales, F 1-0, Street 1-1, Hamels 3-3, Blanton 3-0, Happ 0-0, Eyre, S 0-1, Myers 2-0, Bastardo 0-0, Madson 0-0.
Batters faced: Cook 22, Contreras 4, Belisle 3, Betancourt, R 3, Morales, F 1, Street 5, Hamels 21, Blanton 5, Happ 1, Eyre, S 3, Myers 5, Bastardo 1, Madson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Contreras 2-2, Happ 2-0, Eyre, S 3-1, Bastardo 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Angel Hernandez. LF: Tim Timmons. RF: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 3:41.
Att: 46,528.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
October 8, 2009
October 8, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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