Fox1470.com Phillies Contributor
The Phillies & Colorado Rockies played the final game of 4 game series from Citizens Bank Park. The Pitching matchup Kyle Kendrick vs. Rockies Chad Bettis. Ryne Sandberg made changes to the lineup, Jimmy Rollins leads off, Michael Young batting 2nd at 1st base , Carlos Ruiz batting 5th, Darin Ruf in right field, Roger Bernadina got start in center.
The Game 1st hit came from Rockies Troy Tulowitzki in the 1st inning with a single to center; The Phillies 1st of game came from Domonic Brown with single to center in 2nd inning. The game 1st runs came in the bottom of 2nd inning Cody Asche doubles to left scoring Domonic Brown for an early 1-0 lead. The Rockies would tie game at 1 in 5th inning when Dexter Fowler hits a sacrifice fly to left scoring Nolan Arenado for a 1-1 tie. The Rockies would take the lead when Wilin Rosario hits 3 run home run scoring Troy Tulowitzki & Michael Cuddyer for a 4-1 lead.
The Phillies responded in the 8th inning when Darin Ruf hits 2 run home run scoring Chase Utley to cut Rockies lead to 4-3. The Phillies would rally back to tie the game at 4 in 9th inning when Jimmy Rollins hits a double then steals 3rd base, then Michael Young gets an infield single scoring Jimmy Rollins to tie game at 4. Then Domonic Brown hits a single to right scoring Carlos Ruiz for a Walk Off win over Rockies. The Phillies take 3 of 4 from the Rockies & it was 10th walk off win by Phillies this season.
Kyle Kendrick went 5 innings, 8 hits, 4 runs, 2 strikeouts on 78 pitches. Rockies Chad Bettis went 5.1 innings, 6 hits, 1 run, 5 strikeouts on 93 pitches.
Fans Feedback during the Game:
1. Phillies Nation TV Host Ryann Michele on Twitter @RyannMichele) “Great Win Brought excitement to the ballpark.”
2. Seamus Doyle on Twitter (@SaintSeamus) “A Fantastic Win, first time this season Phillies win a 4 game series, Carlos Ruiz swings hot bat
3. Keiana D Williams on Twitter (@PHSportsGoddess) “Exciting, Nice to see some fight in the boys.”
4. Joe Wilkinson on Twitter (@JoeWilkinson14) “Unbelievable, this is the first time in a long time that the Phillies have put together a rally or a walk off to win game with 2 outs”
5. Ryan Matthews on Twitter (@Stoked_Matthews) The Fans & Phils have a new life under Ryan Sandberg.
6. Kelly McGhee on Twitter (@Kelly McGhee528) “They Battled gotta love that”
7. Brooke Miller on Twitter (@Brookie425) “Two Walk off wins in a row, No matter what our record says, Walk off are exciting “
WP: Cesar Jimenez (1-0)
LP: Rafael Betancourt (2-5)
Time of game: 3:17
Attendance at Citizens Bank Park: 31,619