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MLB: Philadelphia 6, Washington 3

Sept. 21, 2007 at 10:39 PM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard had four hits and two RBI Friday night, as the Philadelphia Phillies beat Washington, 6-3.

One of Howard's hits was a solo home run in the top of the second, one of three round-trippers Philadelphia hit in the contest. The others were a two-run blast by Pat Burrell in the third and a solo shot by Jimmy Rollins in the fifth.

Chase Utley drove in a run, while both he and Rollins had two hits, as the Phillies won for the seventh time in their last 10 games.

Winner Adam Eaton (10-9) yielded three earned runs and five hits in five innings.

Closer Brett Myers recorded his 19th save.

Washington’s Robert Fick hit a two-run single in the fifth. Austin Kearns had one RBI and Ronny Belliard had two hits for the Nationals, who have dropped three in a row.

The losing pitcher was starter Shawn Hill (4-5).

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