Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Michael Young capped off a four-hit afternoon
by driving in the game-winning run in the ninth for the Philadelphia Phillies,
who erased a five-run deficit to defeat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 in the first of a
Kevin Gregg (2-4) hit Roger Bernadina with a pitch to put him on base to start
the ninth. He proceeded to steal second and was plated on Young's single that
blooped into shallow right.
Kevin Frandsen went 2-for-3 with a triple and a home run for the Phillies, who
have four of their last six.
Both starters gave up five runs. Roy Halladay lasted five innings for the
Phillies, while NL Player of the Week Jeff Samardzija tossed 6 2/3 innings
with six strikeouts for the Cubs.
Anthony Rizzo and Nate Schierholtz both hit solo shots for the Cubs, who have
lost eight of their last ten.
B.J. Rosenberg (1-0) pitched a scoreless eighth before Jonathan Papelbon
recorded his 23rd save of the season.
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