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Phillies Score Nine In The Eighth In Rout Of Cardinals

Last updated on Wednesday, June 22, 2011

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - The Philadelphia Phillies scored nine runs in the top of the eighth inning to pull away to a 10-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. .

Roy Halladay and Kyle McClellan dueled early with both starters allowing one earned run and not figuring in the decision.

Halladay left after six innings and St. Louis took the lead on Skip Schumaker's sacrifice fly in the seventh.

McClellan departed after seven innings holding a 2-1 lead, but Philadelphia torched the Redbirds' bullpen.

Five St. Louis relievers combined to allow nine earned runs on six hits and five walks over two innings.

Jimmy Rollins and chase Utley had two-run singles in the Phillies' big inning

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