Final: Cubs 6, Phillies 2 ❖ Attendance: 38,941
CHICAGO, Ill. — It was no secret that this week was going to test the Phillies rather improbable start and show just where they stand against more legitimate competition. Their first taste of the NL-best Chicago Cubs was no pretty.
The Cubs mashed three home runs in the game, including two in a four-run fourth inning, to easily beat the Phillies, 6-2, on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
WP: Jon Lester (5-3, 2.48 ERA) ❖ LP: Adam Morgan (1-3, 6.67 ERA) ❖