• Jordan Pacheco started Wednesday night's game behind the plate for the Rockies. Pacheco was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Monday and had played two games behind the plate for the Rockies this season. He also played 40 games at first before he was sent to Triple-A on July 28.
• Carlos Gonzalez worked on his grip in Colorado on Wednesday afternoon. Gonzalez, who has a strained right middle finger, was initially going to swing a bat, but the Rockies opted for him to focus on his grip. He is prepared to start working on his swing in the next few days.
• Todd Helton entered Wednesday's game seven hits shy of 2,500 for his career. Helton had a career average of .351 (111-for-316) with 17 home runs and 63 RBI in 89 games against the Phillies. That average was second only to Milwaukee's Ryan Braun (.386) among active players.
Michael Radano is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.