Dodgers-Phillies: Jimmy Rollins Gives Phillies 3-1 Series Lead

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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Closer Jonathan Broxton was called upon to get four outs Monday night for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Unfortunately for the Dodgers, Broxton was only able to record three. Jimmy RollinsÆ double off of Broxton with two-on and two-out in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Philadelphia Phillies a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Dodgers on Monday night and sent the 46,157 fans who packed Citizens Bank Park into a frenzy. The Phillies now lead their best-of-seven series, 3-1. The Phillies are a unique bunch because their superstars are their gamers. Their superstars are their gritty, dirt-dogs, who not only do the little things to win, but get the big hits when the moment is presented. That is very rare in baseball. The New York Yankees had that in the mid-90's, the Boston Red Sox have ...

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