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Phillies Pound Zito, Giants Drop Opener

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Rookie right-hander Vance Worley threw a three-hitter and Chase Utley hit an inside-the-park homer to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night in a matchup of the NL's top teams.

Worley (7-1) had five strikeouts and one walk, and has allowed two earned runs or less in 11 of his 13 career starts. It was Worley's fifth straight win.

Ryan Howard, John Mayberry Jr. and Raul Ibanez also homered for the Phillies (65-37).

Aaron Rowand homered against his former team for the Giants (59-44).

Barry Zito (3-3), a late replacement for scheduled starter Tim Lincecum, allowed six runs and six hits in seven innings while striking out four and walking two.

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