Jose Contreras came in and struck out Werth. But Ibanez followed with a two-run single to cut it to 4-3.
After Happ was forced out in the seventh, Scott Eyre came in with the bases loaded and nobody out. He struck out Carlos Gonzalez before Dexter Fowler’s sacrifice fly made it 5-3. Eyre retired Todd Helton to end the inning.
The Rockies took a 3-0 lead in the fourth when Torrealba connected off Hamels. Torrealba had just two homers in 213 regular-season at-bats, but he ripped a hanging curve into the seats in left.
Rockies manager Jim Tracy flip-flopped his top two hitters and it paid off right away. Gonzalez led off with a single. He stole second on an attempted pickoff, easily beating first baseman Howard’s double-clutch throw.
Gonzalez advanced to third on Fowler’s sacrifice and scored on Helton’s 20-foot dribbler down the first-base line, giving the Rockies their first lead of the series.
Gonzalez singled his next time up in the third and was picked off again, but this time Howard quickly fired to second to get him.
After Cook hit a one-out single in the fifth, Gonzalez lined a double to right-center. Fowler followed with a sacrifice fly to left to make it 4-0.
NOTES: Blanton’s relief appearance was his first since the 2006 ALCS with Oakland. ... Hamels is 10-13 with a 4.66 ERA in 37 career day starts. ... Fowler hit both sacrifice flies on 1-2 pitches. ... Cook was 1-5 with a 5.85 ERA against the Phillies. ... The Phillies had won eight straight home games in the postseason. ... Rookie LHP Antonio Bastardo struck out Colorado pinch-hitter Jason Giambi to leave the bases loaded in the eighth.
ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Harvey pitched six hitless innings, John Buck homered and the New York Mets held off another Atlanta comeback, beating the Braves 4-3 Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader.
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