7:05, Citizens Bank Park. TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish.
Pitching matchup: Rockies LHP Jorge De La Rosa (5-1, 3.70) vs. Phillies LHP Cole Hamels (4-2, 3.19)
Phillies vs. De La Rosa: In his last three starts, De La Rosa has struggled. He's 1-1 with a 5.60 earned run average in those games and has given up 20 hits and 10 walks in 17 innings for a 1.70 WHIP . . . He also has given up three of the four homers he's allowed this season in that span . . . Split to note: Righthanded hitters are batting .242 against De La Rosa, lefthanded hitters just .107 . . . Career numbers: Jimmy Rollins .400-1-3 in 10 at bats, Shane Victorino .444-1-1, Ryan Howard .300-0-5 in 10 at bats, Placido Polanco .364-1-1 in 11 at bats, Carlos Ruiz .600-0-1 in five at bats.
Rockies vs. Hamels: After going 4-0, 1.82 and holding hitters to a .182 batting average in his previous five starts, Hamels has come back to earth. Last two starts: 0-1, 4.85 . . . Split to note: Hamels earned run average at Citizens Bank Park is 4.21, influenced by giving up six runs in 2 innings of his first start. On the road it's 2.25 . . . Career numbers: Ty Wigginton .500-0-0 in six at bats, Todd Helton .333-0-2 in three at bats, Ryan Spilborghs .667-0-0 in three at bats. Both hits were doubles.
FYI: The Rockies had lost eight of 10 before manager Jim Tracy called a team meeting before Monday's game against the Giants. He stressed that they were holding their own despite slow starts from some of their biggest names (Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki, Ubaldo Jiminez). Colorado has won both games since to recapture first place . . . When the Phillies lost Monday night, they became the last team in the majors to have a three-game losing streak . . . The Phillies are 11-8 (.579) in games decided by one or two runs. .
Tomorrow vs. Rockies: RHP Jhoulys Chacin (4-2, 2.89) vs. RHP Joe Blanton (1-2, 5.50)
Friday vs. Rangers: LHP C.J. Wilson (4-2, 3.38) vs. RHP Roy Halladay (5-3, 2.21)
Saturday vs. Rangers: RHP Colby Lewis (4-4, 3.81) vs. LHP Cliff Lee (2-4, 3.84)