Halladay tosses Phillies over Rockies

Halladay tosses Phillies over Rockies

Roy Halladay tossed a five-hit shutout with nine strikeouts Friday, and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Colorado Rockies 6-0 in the series-opener at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies won the game as -220 favorites, while the six runs went UNDER the posted over/under (7.5) set by sportsbooks.

Ross Gload hit a two-run dinger and Raul Ibanez also drove in a pair of runs for the Phillies. Halladay improved to 11-8 with the win.

Aaron Cook surrendered nine hits and five runs over 4 1-3 innings in the Rockies loss.