Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Michael Young capped off a four-hit afternoon by driving in the game-winning run in the ninth for the Philadelphia Phillies, who erased a five-run deficit to defeat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 in the first of a three-game set.
Kevin Gregg (2-4) hit Roger Bernadina with a pitch to put him on base to start the ninth. He proceeded to steal second and was plated on Young's single that blooped into shallow right.
Kevin Frandsen went 2-for-3 with a triple and a home run for the Phillies, who have four of their last six.
Both starters gave up five runs. Roy Halladay lasted five innings for the Phillies, while NL Player of the Week Jeff Samardzija tossed 6 2/3 innings with six strikeouts for the Cubs.
Anthony Rizzo and Nate Schierholtz both hit solo shots for the Cubs, who have lost eight of their last ten.
B.J. Rosenberg (1-0) pitched a scoreless eighth before Jonathan Papelbon recorded his 23rd save of the season.