Phillies beat Cardinals 2-0 in 11 innings

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Thursday, July 22, 2010, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

July 22, 2010 2:56:08 PM PDT
Placido Polanco homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies survived another poor offensive showing with a 2-0 victory that ended the St. Louis Cardinals' eight-game winning streak and averted a four-game sweep on Thursday.