The Colorado Rockies scored two runs in the ninth off Brad Lidge but left the bases loaded to finish a 2-9 trip that included six one-run losses and saw them fall from tied for second two games behind to fourth place, eight games behind.
The Colorado Rockies, who are 7 1/2 games behind, lost their fifth straight on a 2-8 trip, a bitter defeat when the Phillies scored two runs in the seventh, the second on Rafael Betancourt’s wild pitch.
The Colorado Rockies, 2-7 on their current trip, have lost four straight games for the first time this season and fell a season-most 6 1/2 games behind as ace Ubaldo Jimenez’s wildness resulted in a two-inning outing and a lopsided loss to the Phillies.
Phillies strike for three in ninth against Rockies closer to move on to NLCS and end Rockies season
Phillies blunt Rockies’ three-run rally in the eighth with three runs of their own against closer Huston Street to win the NLDS in four games
The Colorado Rockies offense woke up and the bullpen survived a nailbiter against the Philadelphia Phillies to take Game 2 and even the series as it moves to Denver.
Lee thows complete game and stymies Rockies on six hits, Jimenez stumbles in mid-game and Phillies cruise to victory in Game 1 of the NLDS
Jimenez outduels Lincecum and wins thanks to Smith’s two-run homer as Rockies pull three games ahead of Giants in wild-card race and move to within 3 1/2 games of Dodgers
Fowler strayed out of runners lane.