MLB: Philadelphia 7, Colorado 4 (2nd game)

Sept. 9, 2012 at 10:26 PM   |   0 comments

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Kevin Frandsen's run-scoring infield hit highlighted a rally Sunday that lifted Philadelphia to a 7-4 win and doubleheader sweep of Colorado.

The Phillies trailed 4-1 after three innings but began a comeback in the fifth when Ryan Howard stroked a two-out, two-run single against Rockies reliever Josh Roenicke (4-2).

Then in the sixth, Ty Wigginton bashed a solo homer to forge a 4-4 tie. After Domonic Brown flew out, Michael Martinez and pinch-hitter Carlos Ruiz each singled to chase Roenicke.

Matt Reynolds came in to pitch and Frandsen greeted him by sending a dribbler up the third base line that died for an infield hit, driving in Martinez with the decisive tally.

B.J. Rosenberg (1-2) tossed a scoreless top of the sixth to earn the win and Jonathan Papelbon corralled his 32nd save for the Phillies, who took the opener 3-2 and completed a three-game sweep of Colorado.

Chris Nelson clouted a three-run homer and Dexter Fowler collected three hits for the Rockies.

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