Brewers Fall Apart In Ninth

Phillies score four off K-Rod to win it
Brewers Fall Apart In Ninth

The Philadelphia Phillies scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning off new Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez in a 7-6 win in Philadelphia Monday night.

Ty Wigginton’s sacrifice fly scored pinch runner Erik Kratz with the game winning run in the ninth.

Ryan Howard hit a two-run single and Carlos Ruiz tied the game at six with another run-scoring hit before Wigginton’s sacrifice fly won it.

The Brewers wasted a big night by Carlos Gomez who hit a three-run homer off Phillies starter Roy Halladay and also stole two bases.. .

Halladay was on the disabled list for almost two months and was making only his second start since May 27th. 

The Brewers took a 2-0 lead in the first inning off Halladay with an RBI double by Aramis Ramirez and a run-scoring single by Corey Hart. 

The Phillies tied it in the bottom of the first as Chase Utley and Ryan Howard homered off Brewers starter Randy Wolf.

But Milwaukee took a 3-2 lead on a Ryan Braun single in the third before Gomez hit his three-run shot off Halladay in the fourth.

Wolf went six innings allowing five hits, three walks and two runs.

Rodriguez (2-6) took the loss while Joe Savery (2-2) got the win for the Phillies.