Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto each hit a two-run homer off Roy Halladay, as the Chicago Cubs routed the Philadelphia Phillies, 11-6, in the finale of a four-game series.
Derrek Lee added a three-run double and Starlin Castro went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Cubs, who won three games in the series and rebounded from Saturday’s loss. Chicago took a 1-0 lead into the ninth inning Saturday before the Phillies scored four runs off Carlos Marmol.
Sunday, the Cubs took the victory against the Phillies’ ace, Halladay (10- 8), who gave up six runs (five earned) on seven hits in six innings. The right-hander had given up just one run in 18 innings over his last two starts.
Cubs starter Tom Gorzelanny (5-5) took the win after limiting Philadelphia to three runs (two earned) on five hits and five walks in 6 2/3 innings.