Phillies clinch 5th straight NL East title

Philadelphia Phillies players, from left, Chase Utley, Michael Stutes and Brian Schneider celebrate in the locker room after the Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 9-2 in a baseball game to clinch the NL East title Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Philadelphia. ((AP Photo/Matt Slocum))

September 18, 2011 5:57:11 AM PDT
Roy Oswalt threw seven dominant innings, Raul Ibanez hit a grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies clinched their fifth straight NL East title with a 9-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.