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Rockies 8, Brewers 3
Ben Sheets threw 110 pitches in his outing on Wednesday night. (Ben Smidt/AP)
Ben Sheets was as dominant as he could be, striking out 11 Rockies, but he saw his bullpen give up late runs to blow open what was a close game. Bill Hall hit a solo homer and Mike Cameron and Russ Branyan each drove in a run in the loss.
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Series at a glance:
COL
Colorado (39-53)
Won 1
Colorado 8, Milwaukee 3   MIL
Milwaukee (50-41)
Lost 1
July 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Colorado
0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4 0   8 10 0
Milwaukee
0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0   3 9 0
Standings thru 7/9/08  |  Recap: COL | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Rockies stats  |  Brewers stats
ColoradoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Podsednik, CF5022010.229
Barmes, SS5000010.309
Holliday, LF3110110.343
Atkins, 3B4233011.315
Hawpe, RF4110011.245
Iannetta, C3111121.278
Koshansky, 1B3112021.167
Quintanilla, 2B4210012.265
Rusch, P1000010.000
  Corpas, P0000000.000
  Buchholz, P0000000.000
  a-Smith, Seth, PH1000010.250
  Fuentes, P0000000.000
Totals3381082126 

a-Struck out for Buchholz in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Iannetta (2, Mota).
HR: Atkins 2 (14, 6th inning off Sheets, 1 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Mota, 0 on, 2 out), Koshansky (2, 8th inning off Mota, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Podsednik 2; Holliday; Atkins 9; Hawpe; Iannetta 3; Koshansky 4; Quintanilla.
RBI: Podsednik 2 (15), Atkins 3 (54), Iannetta (34), Koshansky 2 (3).
2-out RBI: Podsednik 2; Atkins; Iannetta; Koshansky 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Atkins; Iannetta.
S: Rusch 2.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Holliday (12, 2nd base off Sheets/Kendall).
CS: Podsednik 2 (3, 2nd base by Sheets/Kendall, 2nd base by Stetter/Kendall).

FIELDING
DP: (Atkins-Koshansky).

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B4010022.215
Hardy, SS4000001.291
Braun, LF4020001.286
Fielder, 1B4010011.266
Hart, C, RF4000023.293
Hall, 3B4221000.231
Cameron, CF4121020.232
Kendall, C4000002.264
Sheets, P2000021.077
  Stetter, P0000000.000
  a-Branyan, PH1011000.260
  Mota, P0000000.000
  Shouse, P0000000.000
Totals353930911 

a-Singled for Stetter in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cameron (12, Rusch), Hall (16, Corpas), Braun (23, Buchholz).
HR: Hall (12, 2nd inning off Rusch, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Weeks; Braun 3; Fielder; Hall 6; Cameron 3; Branyan.
RBI: Hall (37), Cameron (34), Branyan (19).
2-out RBI: Branyan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hart, C 2; Weeks.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cameron (7, 2nd base off Corpas/Iannetta).

 
ColoradoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rusch (W, 2-3)6.05110416.25
Corpas (H, 4)1.03220205.36
Buchholz 1.01000201.66
Fuentes 1.00000103.50
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sheets (L, 10-3)6.053321112.85
Stetter 1.01110002.53
Mota 1.04440025.82
Shouse 1.00000101.95

WP: Sheets.
HBP: Koshansky (by Stetter).
Pitches-strikes: Rusch 83-55, Corpas 23-17, Buchholz 16-10, Fuentes 11-8, Sheets 110-69, Stetter 14-8, Mota 21-14, Shouse 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Rusch 4-9, Corpas 1-0, Buchholz 0-1, Fuentes 0-2, Sheets 2-4, Stetter 2-0, Mota 1-2, Shouse 1-1.
Batters faced: Rusch 22, Corpas 6, Buchholz 4, Fuentes 3, Sheets 24, Stetter 4, Mota 7, Shouse 3.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 37,092.

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