Philadelphia scored in the first inning on a Carlos Ruiz RBI single. The Phillies doubled their lead in the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly by Placido Polanco. Hunter Pence gave Philadelphia three more insurance runs with a home run in the fifth inning. Carlos Gonzalez gave the Rockies their only run via an RBI triple in the sixth inning.
Cole Hamels got the start for the Phillies and went eight innings in the win. Hamels allowed six hits but just one earned run and one walk while fanning seven batters. The win was the 11th of the season for Hamels. Antonio Bastardo closed the game for the Phillies by pitching a scoreless ninth inning. Drew Pomeranz lasted just five innings in the loss for the Rockies. He gave up five hits and five earned runs.
The Phillies (39-51) picked up their first series win of July on Sunday and will play their next series starting on July 16 against the Los Angeles Dodgers (48-41).
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|WP: Cole Hamels (11 - 4)
LP: Drew Pomeranz (1 - 4)