Turning 10K, Phils Suffer Milestone Loss

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - In a record they'd rather not hold, the
Philadelphia Phillies are the first U-S pro sports franchise with
ten-thousand defeats.
The World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals delivered the
milestone defeat 10-to-2 in a game they led 10-to-0 before the
Phillies rallied with two in the bottom of the ninth. At the end,
many fans at Citizens Bank Park were on their feet in a salute to
their team.
This was a game they had seen before. The Phils had bad starting
pitching, brutal relief and hardly any hitting.
Cards slugger Albert Pujols hit two of the Cardinals' six homers. Phillies starter Adam Eaton was hit hard, giving up six runs on ten hits in four innings to fall to 8-and-6.
Adam Wainwright, the Cards starter, pitched seven shutout innings
for the win. He's 8-and-7.
The Phillies were founded 125 years ago and have won just one
World Series, in 1980.
For the record, their franchise record is now 88-hundred-ten
wins and ten-thousand losses.