facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Colorado 4

Aug. 19, 2013 at 10:33 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- John Mayberry pounded a three-run homer to back Ethan Martin's 6 1/3 strong innings Monday in the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-4 defeat of Colorado.

Chase Utley and Domonic Brown each singled and Darin Ruf drew a walk from Rockies starter Jeff Manship leading off the fourth, loading the bases, and Cody Asche followed with an RBI single to break a scoreless tie.

Mayberry then came to the plate and belted a 2-1 pitch into the left field seats for a 4-0 lead.

Martin (2-2) held the Rockies to two runs on four hits, walking two and fanning six in his fourth major-league start.

Colorado struck for two runs off Phillies reliever Luis Garcia, but Jonathan Papelbon closed the door for his 21st save as Philadelphia took the opener of a four-game series.

Manship (0-3) was touched for five runs on six hits in a five-inning effort.

Troy Tulowitzki homered and Wilin Rosario drove in two runs for the Rockies.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Josh Donaldson agrees to deal with Tornonto Blue Jays
5 Reasons why Denver Broncos will/won't be repeat champions
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
Peyton Manning's mom: 'I would like for him to retire'