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|Ibanez RBI Single Caps Phillies Comeback Against Cubs
|PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Raul Ibanez hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
Jimmy Rollins hit a three-run homer and Chase Utley also went deep for the NL East-leading Phillies, who snapped a two-game losing streak in which they scored a total of two runs.
Kosuke Fukudome hit a tying solo shot in the eighth, and Derrek Lee also connected for Chicago, which had won four in a row.
Danys Baez (2-1) retired all three batters he faced to earn the win. Jose Contreras pitched out of a jam in the ninth for his second save in two tries. Contreras is filling in as the closer with Brad Lidge and Ryan Madson on the disabled list.
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