Friday night’s game had Taijuan Walker versus Austin Gomber. Both pictures would keep the game scoreless until the bottom of the 6th. The Rockies we get on the board when CJ Cronin hit a sacrifice fly giving the Rockies a 1-0 lead. Top of the 7th Alec Bohm would get to Phillies on the board with a solo home run. Kyle Schwarber a few batters later hit a two-run home run Giving the Phillies a 3 to 1 lead.
Bottom of the 7th the Rockies win scored a run on Ezequiel Tovar’s single to Center Ryan McMahon would score cutting the lead to 3-2. A few batters later Charlie Blackmon would hit into a double play with Randel Grichuk tying the game at 3. Top of the eighth Bryce Harper would knock in Trea Turner and Alec Bohm with a double to deep right-center giving the Phillies a 5-3 lead. Taijuan Walker Would pitch 6 innings and give up 7 hits, 3 runs with 3 strikeouts. Winning pitcher: Matt Strahm Losing pitcher Justin Lawrence Save: Craig Kimbrel
Saturday night’s game featured the return of Ranger Suarez to the Phillies rotation. He was opposed by Peter Lambert of the Colorado Rockies. Top of the first the Phillies jump all over Peter Lambert Nick Castellanos’s singles to left Center. Bryce Harper would go to second Trae Turner with the score giving the Phillies a 1-0. Alec Bohm would single to Center Nick Castellanos and Bryce Harper both scored giving the Phillies a 3-0 lead.
Cody Clemons grounded out Kyle Schwarber with the score giving the fell a 4-0 lead. The Rockies would answer back in the bottom of the-2nd. When Alan Trujillo hits a sacrifice fly to Ryan McMahon to score. Bottom of the third CJ Cron doubles to deep left Center Jurickson Profar scores cutting the Phillies’ lead to 4-2 a few batters later Ryan McMahon would double the left Center and CJ Cron would score now cutting the Phil’s lead to 4-3. Ranger Suarez would leave the game after the 4th inning giving up seven hits, three earned runs four strikeouts.
The Phillies bullpen will take over from then. on top of the eighth Garrett Stubbs singles to write Kody Clemons scores to make it a 5-3 Phillies lead. The Rockies would get one back in the bottom of the eighth inning when Ezequiel Tovar grounded out and CJ Cronin scored to make it a 5-4 game. Top of the knife the Phillies would put the game away when Bryce Harper blasted a 451 ft home run to deep Right Center scoring him and Trey Turner and giving the Phillies a 7 to 4 lead
Gregory Soto would come in and close the door in the knife giving the Phillies a 7 to 4 win and a series win in Colorado Sunday the Phillies go for the sweep. Winning pitcher: Conner Brogdon Losing pitcher: Ryan Feltner Save: Gregory Soto. Timely hitting and the Phillies bullpen continue to show on this five-game winning streak.
Sunday afternoons game would put Kyle Freeland of the Rockies versus Aaron Nola of the Phillie’s Bottom of the first CJ Cron hit into a fielder’s choice knocking in Jurickson Profar and Charlie Blackmon To give the Rockies’ 2-0 lead The Run scored on a Trea Turner error. In the bottom of the 5th the Rockies would add to their lead from a home run by Brenton Doyle
Kris Bryant within single to Center Charlie Blackmon with the score increasing the Rockies lead 4-0 Tempers would start to flare in the top of the seventh when Rockies pitcher Jake Bird would start to clap drawing the eye of one Bryce Harper on both benches with clear Harper and Rob Thompson with both be ejected. The Rockies would go on to shut the Phillies out ending their five-game winning streak.
Despite the loss, Aaron Nola pit 7 innings giving up four earned runs four strikeouts one walk Winning pitcher: Kyle Freeland Losing pitcher: Aaron Nola