PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Chase Utley homered and drove in four runs to back Cliff Lee’s eight strong innings and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
Lee (6-5) passed teammate Roy Halladay for the league lead in strikeouts, recording seven to up his season total to 107. He allowed four hits and one run while walking two.READ MORE: City Council Latino Caucus Moves To Put Proposed Ward Map On 2022 Ballot For Voter Referendum
Utley gave Philadelphia the early lead with a two-run double in the first and provided some insurance with a two-run homer in the eighth. Shane Victorino had three hits, scored three runs and drove in one for Philadelphia, which has won three of four.READ MORE: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez also had RBIs for Philadelphia.MORE NEWS: Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Gifted To Him After Heart Surgery
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