Phillies Take A Bite Out Of Big Apple in 6-1 Win

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Ray Tannock in MLB
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Through an almost angelic cascade of a fine mist descending upon Yankee Stadium, the Philadelphia Phillies struck first blood in a 6-1 áwin. In a night that was regarded as a huge showdown of old lefty teammates, Cliff Lee and C.C. Sabathia, the Phillies overcame a powerful Yankee hitting squad with a lights out, 10 strikeout performance by Cliff Lee. But it wasnÆt only the pitching that was the highlight here. Anyone remember the two bad throws Chase Utley had in the NLCS? Yeah, me either, thanks in part to UtleyÆs performance that single-handedly beat the Bronx Bombers. Utley became the first person to have a multiple HR game in a World Series since Ryan Howard, and if that isnÆt an indication of things to come then I donÆt know what is. Now, in Game Two, Pedro Martinez will take on ...

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