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NL GAME OF THE DAY

Phillies' Jimmy Rollins slams Cardinals

Shortstop hits a bases-loaded home run and drives in five runs to lead Philadelphia over St. Louis, 14-6.

July 26, 2009|Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Rollins hit a go-ahead grand slam and had a career-high five runs batted in, Shane Victorino was four for four, including a home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 14-6, Saturday.

Cardinals center fielder Rick Ankiel hit a home run and robbed Jayson Werth of a two-run shot.

Rollins connected against reliever Jason Motte (3-4) in the sixth inning to give Philadelphia a 7-4 lead. Victorino followed with a home run.

The National League East-leading Phillies have won 16 of 19.

Matt Holliday was two for four with a walk in his second game with the Cardinals.

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