Brandon Phillips homered and Aaron Harang pitched out of a bases loaded jam to get his first win in more than two months as the Cincinnati Reds routed the Colorado Rockies 8-5 on Friday night.
Jeff Keppinger and Joey Votto both had three hits for the Reds, while Phillips had two.
Harang (4-13) scattered six hits over six innings to get his first win since beating Boston on June 13. Francisco Cordero pitched the ninth for his 25th save in 31 chances.
Ian Stewart had a career-high four hits and drove in a run for the Rockies, who have lost eight of their last 11 home games.
Livan Hernandez (1-2) allowed eight hits and six earned runs in 3 2-3 innings. In three starts since joining the Rockies on Aug. 10, Hernandez has a 15.32 ERA.
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