PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- John Mayberry
Jr.'s RBI hit in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday boosted Philadelphia to a 3-2 win over Colorado in the first game of a doubleheader.
The Phils loaded the bases with two outs the ninth against Matt Belisle (3-6) and Mayberry floated a fly ball that Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez couldn't corral despite making a diving try.
That allowed Nate Sheirholtz to come home with the game-winner.
Ryan Howard led the Phillies with a pair of RBI while Domonic Brown went 2- for-4, helping Philadelphia to its third straight win.
Jonathan Papelbon (5-6) tossed a scoreless top of the ninth to earn the victory.
Pitcher Tyler Chatwood drove in a run for Colorado in the loss.
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