Ut-Lee Leads Phillies Past Yankees in World Series Game 1

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Jordan Schwartz in MLB
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Driving home from work along Route 3 in North Jersey, I got goosebumps when I saw the Empire State Building lit up in Yankee blue and white. But Phillies starter Cliff Lee quickly turned those goosebumps to shivers as he completely dominated New York's lineup en route to a 6-1 complete-game victory in Game 1 of the World Series. The left-hander, who somehow lowered his already stellar postseason ERA to 0.81 over four starts, allowed just one unearned run on six hits and no walks, while striking out 10.á He capped off the win with an absolutely ridiculous behind-the-back grab of Robinson Cano's comebacker in the eighth inning. It seemed like there was nothing the Yanks could do to avoid dropping the first game of this series, but was there?á Let's take a look at the grades and find out. ...

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