Phils finish off Rox after Velasquez’s no-no bid

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning of Thursday afternoon’s 9-3 victory over the Rockies at Citizens Bank Park, giving Philladelphia its first series victory since it took two of three from the Braves on May 21-23.

Velasquez recorded two outs in the seventh inning before he walked Carlos Gonzalez. Trevor Story doubled down the left-field line to score Gonzalez and cut the Phillies’ lead to one. It was the end of the no-hit bid and shutout bid, as well as Velasquez’s afternoon. With his starter at 105 pitches, manager Gabe Kapler went to the bullpen.


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PHILADELPHIA — Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning of Thursday afternoon’s 9-3 victory over the Rockies at Citizens Bank Park, giving Philladelphia its first series victory since it took two of three from the Braves on May 21-23.

Velasquez recorded two outs in the seventh inning before he walked Carlos Gonzalez. Trevor Story doubled down the left-field line to score Gonzalez and cut the Phillies’ lead to one. It was the end of the no-hit bid and shutout bid, as well as Velasquez’s afternoon. With his starter at 105 pitches, manager Gabe Kapler went to the bullpen.


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Rhys Hoskins and Nick Williams each hit a solo home run to hand the Phillies an early 2-0 lead. Williams’ two-out double to left field in the sixth inning scored Cesar Hernandez to hand Philadelphia a 3-0 lead. The Phils scored four more in the seventh inning to break the game open.

Todd Zolecki has covered the Phillies since 2003, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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