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Marlins Short Two Runs Against Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jimmy Rollins and Aaron Rowand drove in two runs apiece as the Philadelphia Phillies beat Florida 6-4 to stay four games behind the first-place New York Mets in the NL East.

Rowand belted a two-run homer that put the Phillies ahead 6-3 in the 6th. Rollins hit a sacrifice fly and an RBI single as the Phils won their 3rd in a row.

Winning pitcher Kyle Lohse chipped in with an RBI single that snapped a two-all tie in the 3rd. Lohse is 7 and 12 after allowing four runs and six hits over six and a-third.

Loser Dontrelle Willis hit a two-run homer but stretched his winless streak to 13 starts. Willis also is 7 and 12 after surrendering four earned runs and nine hits in five and a-third.

Brett Myers picked up his 8th save with a scoreless 9th.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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