The Cubs couldn’t get enough offense to get by the Phillies and lost 3-2.
The Phillies got on the board first with with an RBI single by Franco to take the 1-0 lead. The Phillies added another run in the fourth with a Ryan Howard home run to take a 2-0 lead. The Cubs added a run in the fifth with a Montero RBI to make it 2-1. Herrera gave the Phillies another run with an RBI single in the seventh. The Cubs added another run in the eighth with a Fowler sacrifice fly to make it 3-2.
Hendricks took the loss falling to 4-5 on the season. Hendricks gave up 2 runs on 4 hits while striking out 6. Eickhoff got the win moving to 3-8 this season. Eickhoff gave up 1 run on 2 hits over 7 innings, while striking out 8.
The Cubs and Phillies finish their series today at 12:05.