Lee, Utley Fuel Phillies to Game 1 Victory

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Ryan Gaydos in MLB
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One word describes Cliff Lee in game one of the World Series Wednesday Night, and that word was "dominate". Lee was chosen to start game one by Charlie Manuel because the Philly skipper was confident that Lee would be able to perform the way he did. Lee put on a show.á He allowed no earned runs, struck out ten batters with with zero walks and held the feared Yankee lineup to only six hits.

Lee out-dueled his buddy and former teammate CC Sabathia, who started for the Yankees in game one. Sabathia pitched seven innings allowing two runs on four hits.

The two runs Sabathia let up were to second baseman Chase Utley. Utley hit two homers off of Sabathiaùboth solo shots. Utley became the second person to hit two home runs as a lefty batter off a left handed pitcher. The only ...

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