Betancourt blows save in Rockies 5-4 loss to Phillies

By: AP Sports Email
By: AP Sports Email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Domonic Brown hit a game-ending RBI single to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night.

The Phillies scored twice in the eighth and ninth for their second come-from-behind win in as many days, They have won four of five to improve to 4-3 under interim manager Ryne Sandberg.

Sandberg replaced Charlie Manuel when the winningest manager in club history was fired on Friday.

Colorado carried a 4-3 lead into the ninth, but Rafael Betancourt (2-5) blew a save opportunity for the second straight game and the third time in 19 chances.

Cesar Jimenez (1-0) pitched a scoreless ninth for the win.


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