Phillies' offense nonexistent as Rockies triumph
DENVER -- This winter, the Colorado Rockies demolished some 4,000 seats in Coors Field's upper deck. They installed a bar with 52 beer taps and numerous restaurants. Ryne Sandberg noticed it when the Phillies took early batting practice Friday afternoon. Fly balls, he said, did not travel deep to right like they are known to at high altitude. The Phillies' manager wondered if that trend would translate into the games. He must still wonder two days later because the Phillies' offense is dead. They lost Saturday night, 3-1, to Colorado and did not record an extra-base hit for the fourth straight game. The Phillies have scored three runs -- two of them unearned -- in their last four games. ...