Philadelphia Phillies defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 9-2

Phillies 9, Cardinals 2 • Wellemeyer is roughed up for seven runs, including three two-run homers, in less than six innings of work as Cards drop rubber game of series.


PHILADELPHIA - The Cardinals return home from an eventful - if not entirely successful - trip with a reinforced lineup, a dip in the division standings and one glaring quandary in their rotation.

Righthander Todd Wellemeyer, a starter in flux, took a bruising from the Philadelphia Phillies, all...