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Phils’ Bats Erupt, Avoid Sweep With Win

Published by on June 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Phillies mostly had one goal going into todays afternoon finale, do not get swept. Well, Philadelphia did its job. The Phillies beat Josh Beckett and the Red Sox 11-6 at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies broke away from the Sox with a massive six-run seventh that snapped a 5-5 tie. Slumping shortstop Jimmy Rollins hit a tie-breaking home run in the seventh, the blast snapped his 0-for-16 hit-less streak.

"The last few days, I've been going pretty close to the way I felt at the start of 2007, where my hands are going to the ball, the way I'm seeing the ball," Rollins said. "All I can do is continue to put good swings on the ball. And if they find some leather, that's bad; if they find some grass, that's good."
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