Chase Utley hit two solo home runs and Cliff Lee pitched a complete game gem as the Phillies beat the Yankees 6-1 in Game One of the World Series.á
In what was billed as a pitchers' duel on a cold wet night in the Bronx, it was a lights-out Lee who came out on top over CC Sabathia to dampen the spirits of Murderers' Row.á
A dazzling Lee pitched nine innings of six-hit ball, striking out ten and walking none on 122 pitches. Lee pitched with confidence and swagger, seemingly unphased by the magnitude of the occasion.á
His fastball was electric, his breaking stuff sharp.á
He caught a pop-up on the mound with all the nonchalance of a spring training pitching session, and snared a comebacker with the agility and skill of a veteran.á
It wa ...
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