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Lee Helps His Own Cause As Phillies Rout Reds

Last updated on Friday, May 27, 2011

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) - Cliff Lee hurt Cincinnati with his arm and his bat as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Reds 10-4.

Lee lasted eight innings, giving up four runs on ten hits while striking out eight to even his record at 4-4.

He also broke a 4-4 tie in the bottom of the sixth when his ground-rule double drove home two runs. Lee added an RBI single in the seventh to finish with three RBI.

Raul Ibanez hit a three-run home run and Chase Utley had a solo shot as the Phillies took three of four in the series.

Jay Bruce remains hot for the Reds, hitting a two-run homer off Lee.

Paul Janish added a two-run single as Cincinnati has dropped eight of its last nine games.

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