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Resurgent Phillies Crush Astros

Jimmy Rollins hit a leadoff homer, Domonic Brown had a two-run shot and John Mayberry and Ryan Howard each had three RBIs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Houston Astros 12-6 on Friday night.

Bob Levey, Getty Images

The Phillies rebounded from Thursday night’s 6-4 loss to Houston, which broke a seven-game winning streak and left them four games back for the second NL wild-card spot.

Rollins’ homer keyed a four-run first inning on a night when the Phillies came one run shy of a season high.

A two-run homer by Matt Downs got Houston within 5-3 in the fourth. Mayberry’s two-run single in the fifth stretched the lead to 7-3.

Justin Maxwell added a solo shot in the fifth for the last-place Astros.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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