Grichuk's 2 homers, Lackey's pitching lead Cards past Phils

Grichuk's 2 homers, Lackey's pitching lead Cards past Phils

By AARON BRACY

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Randal Grichuk hit two home runs, doubled and drove in four runs, and John Lackey pitched seven strong innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 10-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

Lackey (6-4) allowed one run on five hits to earn his first victory on the road this season away from Busch Stadium. He entered 0-3 with a 6.27 ERA in six road starts.

Jason Heyward had three hits with a double and two RBIs, Jhonny Peralta had three singles with an RBI, and Yadier Molina singled, doubled and drove in a run for the Cardinals, who won their seventh in nine games while beating Philadelphia for the fifth straight time.

Cody Asche homered for the Phillies, who have lost 11 of 12.

Aaron Harang (4-9) lost his sixth straight start for the first time in his career.

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