Phillies rally to beat Wainwright, Cardinals
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ben Revere collected three hits with two runs scored, Ryan Howard had two RBI and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in the opener of a three-game set at Citizens Bank Park.
Kyle Kendrick (6-11) settled down after giving up three first-inning runs to pitch 6 1/3 frames for Philadelphia, which has won three of its last four games.
Phillies pitchers retired the Cardinals in order in each of the final five innings. Jonathan Papelbon tossed the ninth for his 31st save.
Bumped up to make the start for St. Louis, Adam Wainwright (15-8) surrendered five runs -- four earned -- on six hits, walked three and struck out only two in six innings.
The Cardinals had their winning streak snapped at four games and trail the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers by two games.
08/22 22:11:09 ET