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Recap: Phillies 2, Rockies 5
Boxscores    Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 3
Venue: Coors Field
Date: June 16, 2013 4:10 PM EDT
  

DENVER (AP) - Cole Hamels again pitched well again, and again he ended up with another disappointing loss.

Hamels and Jhoulys Chacin squared off in a rare pitcher's duel at Coors Field on Sunday. Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and left with two out in the ninth after giving up two runs.

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Hamels finished on the wrong end of the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies. That has been an all-too-familiar outcome for him this season.

The Phillies have scored only 31 runs while Hamels (2-10) has been on the mound in 15 starts. He has lost two straight decisions and eight of nine.

His only mistake was leaving a 91 mph fastball up to Wilin Rosario, who lined it into the left-field seats on the first pitch of the Rockies' second inning. It was Rosario's 11th home run of the season.

Hamels matched Chacin for the next four innings, retiring 12 in a row until Carlos Gonzalez led off the seventh with an infield single. Cuddyer blooped a double just over first base and down the right field line.

Hamels thought his 0-2 pitch to Cuddyer was a strike, but umpire Marvin Hudson ruled otherwise. Cuddyer's double came on Hamel's next pitch.

``You have to make another pitch,' he said. ``I did and I made the pitch I wanted. Unfortunately he hit it to the right part of the yard. I think that's the hard part, because the game is so close. You're trying to keep the game within reason and battling.'

Phillies manager Charlie Manuel visited the mound to settle Hamels just before he faced Pacheco.

Pacheco brought in a run with a slow grounder to third baseman Freddy Galvis, who had no play at the plate and threw out Pacheco at first.

``Charlie was trying to talk to me about making the right type of pitch,' Hamels said, ``and I feel like I made the right type of pitch, and I think he agreed. Unfortunately, the guy hit it four feet. That's the hard part about baseball.'

Nolan Arenado followed with a double to make it 3-0.

Chacin (5-3) came within an out of his second career shutout. He gave up six hits, struck out three and didn't walk a batter. His 8 2-3 innings marked the longest outing by a Colorado starter this season.

Jimmy Rollins hit an RBI double with two outs in the Phillies' ninth and Ryan Howard followed with a single, finishing Chacin (5-3).

Rex Brothers got the final out for his second save of the season.

The teams combined for 30 runs and 55 hits in splitting the first two games of the series, but pitchers dominated the finale.

Chacin needed just 74 pitches - 59 strikes - to get through the first eight innings, and he had only one three-ball count, to Rollins in the fourth inning. Chacin looked as though he was going to go the distance entering the ninth.

He gave up a one-out single to Ben Revere, who scored when Rollins' drive to the wall was just over the head of Cuddyer in right field.

After Howard hit an RBI single, manager Walt Weiss went to remove Chacin to a chorus of boos from the 45,186 fans who were hoping to see the first complete game by Rockies' starter in two seasons.

The loss ended a 3-7 road trip for the Phillies.

``We started the road trip at .500, and we're at four under again,' Manuel said. ``We've got to stay with them and try to play better and try to score some runs and hopefully get the same kind of pitching that we got today.'

Hamels allowed three runs on six hits, walked two and struck out seven.

NOTES: Cuddyer had two hits to extend his hitting streak to 14 games. It is the longest of his career and the longest by a Colorado player this season. ... The Rockies selected the contract RHP of Logan Kensing from Triple-A Colorado Springs and optioned RHP Chris Volstad. ... Phillies C Carlos Ruiz (right hamstring strain) went 0 for 2 in his first rehab start with Triple-A Lehigh on Saturday. ... Rockies OF Dexter Fowler returned to the lineup after sitting out Saturday. Fowler hadn't started since being hit on the right hand by a pitch on Thursday. ... RHP John Lannan (0-1) is expected to be activated from the DL on Monday to start the series opener against Washington. ... Rockies LHP Jorge De La Rosa (7-4) will open Colorado's nine-game road trip in Toronto on Monday.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Phillies at Rockies
Fri, Jun 14 Final 8 to 7
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Phillies at Rockies
Sat, Jun 15 Final 5 to 10
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Phillies at Rockies
Sun, Jun 16 Final 2 to 5
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 PHI  +105   -200   9.5 
 COL  -115   +170   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 PHI  +104   -190   9.5 
 COL  -114   +165   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 PHI  71%   16%   36% 
 COL  29%   84%   64% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Jun 15, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 PHI 5 Over: 15 
 COL 10 Cover: +100 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps
 Jun 14, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 PHI 8 Cover: +115 
 COL 7 Over: 15 
 Tools:   Boxscores    Recaps

 MLB RECAPS
 Sunday, Jun 16
 
    Nationals at Indians
1:05 PM EDT
    Cardinals at Marlins
1:10 PM EDT
    Cubs at Mets
1:10 PM EDT
    Brewers at Reds
1:10 PM EDT
    Red Sox at Orioles
1:35 PM EDT
    Dodgers at Pirates
1:35 PM EDT
    Royals at Rays
1:40 PM EDT
    Tigers at Twins
2:10 PM EDT
    White Sox at Astros
2:10 PM EDT
    Blue Jays at Rangers
3:05 PM EDT
    Yankees at Angels
3:35 PM EDT
    Mariners at Athletics
4:05 PM EDT
    Phillies at Rockies
4:10 PM EDT
    Diamondbacks at Padres
4:10 PM EDT
    Giants at Braves
8:05 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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