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Wisdom, Rivas homer as Cubs beat fading Phillies 6-3

The Phillies have lost six of seven games.
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Chicago Cubs' Patrick Wisdom reacts after hitting a two-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Kyle Gibson during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA — Patrick Wisdom and Alfonso Rivas hit back-to-back homers for the Chicago Cubs in a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. 

The Phillies have lost six of seven games. 

Wilson Contreras led off the fifth inning with a single, Wisdom hit his 26th homer of the year, and Rivas followed with the first of his big league career. 

It was 3-1 on 12 pitches. 

Adrian Sampson gave up two runs in five innings for the win. 

The Phillies have not made the playoffs since 2011.

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