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MLB: Philadelphia 6, Chicago Cubs 4

April 30, 2012 at 10:11 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, April 30 (UPI) -- Placido Polanco's tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning Monday boosted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

Chicago had forged a 4-4 tie in the top of the frame on Starlin Castro's RBI single and a two-run homer by Bryan LaHair off Chad Qualls (1-0).

Philadelphia came right back when Scott Maine (0-1) hit Juan Pierre with a pitch with one out. Pierre went to third on Jimmy Rollins' single and Polanco then chased both of them home with a double down the left-field line.

Vance Worley allowed only one run over seven innings and Carlos Ruiz contributed a pair of RBI for the Phils, who split a four-game series with the Cubs.

Chicago starter Chris Volstad yielded four runs on eight hits over six full frames.

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