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Rally falls short
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Rockies 4, Brewers 3
Starter Seth McClung gave up two runs on three hits and five walks. (Jeff Hanisch/AP)
After being shut out for seven innings, the Brewers rallied in the eighth. Prince Fielder slammed a two-run dinger to bring Milwaukee within a run. Salomon Torres kept the Rockies off the board in the ninth, but the Brewers couldn't plate another run in the bottom of the inning.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (38-52)
Won 1
Colorado 4, Milwaukee 3   MIL
Milwaukee (49-40)
Lost 1
July 7, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0   4 7 1
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0   3 6 1
Standings thru 7/7/08  |  Recap: COL | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Brewers stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF4010012.254
  Buchholz, P0000000.000
  Corpas, P0000000.000
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
Barmes, SS5110014.324
Holliday, LF4122100.345
Hawpe, RF3000210.247
Atkins, 3B3001023.307
Koshansky, 1B4000022.125
Baker, 2B4120002.272
  Quintanilla, 2B0000000.270
Iannetta, C3110122.277
Jimenez, P2000111.057
  a-Spilborghs, PH-CF1000001.311
Totals3347351017 

a-Grounded out for Jimenez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Barmes (16, McClung).
HR: Holliday (14, 7th inning off Villanueva, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Taveras; Barmes 2; Holliday 5; Baker 2; Iannetta.
RBI: Atkins (51), Holliday 2 (51).
2-out RBI: Holliday.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baker; Atkins 2; Barmes; Taveras.
S: Taveras.
SF: Atkins.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Baker (2, 2nd base off Villanueva/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Koshansky (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Baker-Barmes-Koshansky, Barmes-Koshansky).
Pickoffs: Jimenez 2 (Braun at 1st base, Hart, C at 1st base).

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Counsell, 2B2110202.240
Hardy, SS3010111.296
Braun, LF4010014.283
Fielder, 1B3112100.269
Hart, C, RF4020012.299
Branyan, 3B4000021.253
  Torres, P0000000.000
Cameron, CF2000100.225
  Parra, P0000000.194
  Hall, 3B1000010.226
Kendall, C3000120.272
McClung, P1000012.231
  Villanueva, P1000000.125
  Kapler, CF2100000.304
Totals303626912 

BATTING
HR: Fielder (17, 8th inning off Buchholz, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Counsell; Hardy; Braun; Fielder 4; Hart, C 2.
RBI: Fielder 2 (47).
2-out RBI: Fielder 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hart, C; Counsell.
GIDP: Braun 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
PO: Braun (1st base by Jimenez), Hart, C (1st base by Jimenez).

FIELDING
E: Branyan (2, fielding).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jimenez (W, 4-8)7.03005704.21
Buchholz 0.22301011.70
Corpas (H, 3)0.11000005.08
Fuentes (S, 14)1.00000203.60
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McClung (L, 5-4)4.23225504.15
Villanueva 2.13210415.04
Parra 1.01000003.65
Torres 1.00000102.83

WP: Buchholz, Parra.
Pitches-strikes: Jimenez 100-57, Buchholz 26-14, Corpas 12-9, Fuentes 13-8, McClung 87-49, Villanueva 37-25, Parra 18-11, Torres 17-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Jimenez 8-4, Buchholz 2-0, Corpas 0-1, Fuentes 0-1, McClung 4-5, Villanueva 0-3, Parra 3-0, Torres 2-0.
Batters faced: Jimenez 26, Buchholz 5, Corpas 2, Fuentes 3, McClung 22, Villanueva 11, Parra 4, Torres 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Villanueva 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:55.
Att: 35,161.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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