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Jul 25, 2010 8:52 PM by Jordan Mason

Rollins helps Phillies beat Rockies 4-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jimmy Rollins singled home the tying run in the seventh inning then put the Phillies ahead a by scoring on a wild pitch as Philadelphia beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday.

The teams waited through a rain delay of 1 hour, 39 minutes after the sixth inning. When play resumed the Phillies rallied.

Pinch-hitter Wilson Valdez started it with a double to right, snapping an 0-for-15 slump. Rollins followed with an RBI single off Joe Beimel (1-1). Rollins advanced to second on an error by left
fielder Ryan Spilborghs.

Two outs later, reliever Rafael Betancourt threw a pitch that bounced away from catcher Miguel Olivo. Rollins, who had stolen third, scored without a play.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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