MLB: Colorado 10, Philadelphia 5

PHIL, Pa., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Kaz Matsui Thursday hit a grand slam and knocked in five as Colorado blasted Philadelphia, 10-5, in Game 2 of their National League Division Series.

The light-hitting second baseman belted his first post-season grand slam with Colorado trailing, 3-2, with two outs in the top of the fourth.


Later, he smacked an RBI triple.

Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki and Matt Holliday hit back-to-back solo homers in the first.

Matsui had three hits, while Holliday and Yorvit Torrealba had two hits and two RBI as the Rockies took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series.

The winner was Josh Fogg (11-9).

Manny Corpas earned his second save.

Philadelphia's Jimmy Rollins hit a solo homer and had four RBI.

Ryan Howard added a solo homer, but Philadelphia's bullpen yielded 10 earned runs, nine hits, and two walks in 5 2/3 innings.

Rollins had two hits for the Phillies, who need a win Saturday at Colorado in Game 3 to stay alive.


The loser was Kyle Kendrick (0-1).

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