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Colorado Rockies (12-9) at Philadelphia Phillies (12-9), 3:05 p.m.
Probable Starting Pitchers: Colorado - Aaron Cook (1-1, 5.25)
Philadelphia - Randy Wolf (2-1, 3.52)
(Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Phillies go for a three-game sweep of the
Colorado Rockies as these two clubs wrap up the set this afternoon at Veterans
Lefthander Randy Wolf will try to continue the domination for the Phillies at
the Vet over the Rockies. Philadelphia has won its last five home games
against Colorado, with the Rockies' last win at the Vet coming May 2, 2001.
Wolf suffered his first loss of the season in his last outing, after allowing
five runs in 5 1/3 innings against the Braves last Friday at Turner Field. He
is 1-1 lifetime against Colorado in four games.
Countering for the Rockies will be righthander Aaron Cook, who was stellar in
his previous outing, last Friday versus San Diego, notching his first career
complete game. Cook will be facing the Phillies for the first time in his
It was another rough outing last night for Jason Jennings, as the 2002
National League Rookie of the Year surrendered five runs and seven hits over
six innings in a 6-4 loss. Jennings, who has lost his last two starts, fanned
six batters and walked three. He gave up all the runs in the first inning and
suffered his second straight loss.
Brett Myers tossed six-plus strong innings to get the win for the Phillies
last night, while Ricky Ledee had a two-run double to highlight the big first
inning. Bobby Abreu went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Phillies
Pat Burrell, Mike Lieberthal and David Bell each drove in a run for
Former Phillie Bobby Estalella belted a two-run homer and Larry Walker went 2-
for-4 with a pair of runs batted in for the Rockies, who have dropped two in a
row after a three-game win streak.
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has reached base safely in 17 straight games.
Colorado first baseman Todd Helton has 997 career hits.
The Phillies have won five straight meetings, all at the Vet.
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