As I sift through the rubble that was the New York Yankees 27th World Series title, being a Phillies fan, I feel not shame, but respect for our conquerors. A 7-3 victory in Game Six gave the Yankees a 4-2 victory Wednesday night in the Bronx. As I have stated several times in this format, and to friends, I thought the series was over after Game Four, a 7-4 Yankees victory. The Yankees at that point, had a 3-1 series lead. But in Game Five, for fans of both teams, the pendulum swung, as the Phillies lit up A.J. Burnett for six runs in two innings and with an 8-6 win, closed the series gap to 3-2. Burnettáleft the game in the third inning without recording an out. I jumped on the opportunity to write a pro-Phillies story that statedámy team would take the next two games, largely due to the ...
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