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Ryan Howard hammered a go-ahead three-run homer during a five-run sixth as the Phillies pounded the Cardinals, 11-6, in Game One of their National League Division Series.  Raul Ibanez popped a two-run homer in the big inning for the Phils, who grabbed a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five set with the victory.  Roy Halladay allowed three runs and only three hits while striking out eight over eight innings to get the win.  Halladay retired the last 21 batters he faced.  Lance Berkman belted a three-run homer in the first, while Skip Schumaker smacked a two-run double in the ninth for St. Louis.  Kyle Lohse allowed six runs, five earned, over five-and-a-third innings to take the loss.

 
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