Yankees-Phillies: Phillies Hold Off Yankees, Force Game Six

Posted: 3rd November 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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Like George Costanza, the Philadelphia Phillies did the opposite last night. Instead of having tuna on toast, with coleslaw, and a cup of coffee and trying to wait out AJ Burnett, the Phillies had chicken salad, on rye, untoasted, and a cup of tea and jumped all over Burnett. The Phillies were aggressive and ambushed Burnett in the first inning thanks to a Chase Utley three-run homerun and eventually held on for an 8-6 victory to force a Game Six back in the Bronx. The Yankees now lead the best-of-seven World Series 3-2. What ever respect Burnett earned in his gutsy performance in Game Five of the ALCS and his brilliant performance in Game Two of the World Series, he lost last night. To go out in a World Series game and give your team absolutely nothing, is pathetic. At least battle ...

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