Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee continued to enjoy his maiden voyage in the National League and the Phillies' bats provided him ample run support in leading the defending World Series champions to an 11-0 Game Three victory and a 2-1 edge over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS. Lee pitched eight scoreless innings and was aided by Jayson WerthÆs two-run homer and a three-run blast from Shane Victorino. Six Phillies had extra-base hits including Ryan HowardÆs two-RBI triple in the first inning and Jimmy RollinsÆ first RBI of the postseason on an RBI-double in the second inning. LeeÆs first foray in playoff baseball has been a huge success as the Phillies have won all three of LeeÆs postseason starts. He has a 0.74 postseason ERA and has pitched into the eighth inning of each o ...
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