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Jimmy Rollins homered from both sides of the plate for the second time in his career as the Phillies flogged the Cubs, 9-1, on Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Rollins finished 3-for-5 with three RBI and four runs scored as Philadelphia took the rubber match of a three-game set at Wrigley Field. Chase Utley doubled twice and drove in two for the Phils, who posted their major league-leading 61st win. Vance Worley fanned seven over eight innings of one-run ball to move to 6-and-1. Ryan Dempster gave up six runs in three frames to take the loss. Geovany Soto drove in the lone run for Chicago with a groundout. The Northsiders are off today. They kick off a three-game series against the Houston Astros starting tomorrow afternoon at the Friendly Confines. Carlos Zambrano will be on the bump opposite Bud Norris in the opener.

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