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Jun 19, 2012 9:51 PM by Jordan Mason

Hamels, Ruiz lead Phils over Rockies 7-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Cole Hamels threw eight sharp innings, John Mayberry Jr. and Carlos Ruiz hit two-run homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Tuesday night.

The last-place Phillies started a 10-game homestand with just their fourth win in 16 games.

The Rockies are 1-11 since June 4.

Hamels (10-3) allowed two runs and six hits, striking out seven. He improved to 7-2 following a Phillies' loss with his best outing since tossing eight scoreless innings against Washington on May 23. The lefty had a 6.07 ERA in his previous four starts.

Rockies starter Josh Outman (0-3) gave up four runs and five hits in 4 1-3 innings.

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