The energy was in the Bronx on Wednesday night. There was a special feeling in the new Yankee Stadium that could be felt by the thousands who were there. Game Six of the 2009 World Series between the Yankees and Phillies took place in the big ballpark in the Bronx, and there was no shortage of excitement for the fans. The Yankees were sending up their most reliable pitcher in the postseason in Andy Pettitte, while the Phillies were countering with Pedro Martinez, a former nemesis of the Yankees. While Martinez was on full rest from pitching in Game Two, Pettitte was pitching on three day's rest after winning Game Three on Saturday. Pettitte started off the game with quality pitching, and even got Chase Utley to bounce into a double play to end the top of the first inning to get the crowd i ...
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