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Phils leave it to Lee

Getty Images Photo from Game 1 of the National League Division Series.

The bullpen is the Phillies’ biggest question entering the playoffs. But the bullpen is a moot point when your starting pitcher delivers the way Cliff Lee did today.

Lee pitched a complete-game six-hitter in the Phillies’ 5-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies in Game 1 of their National League Division Series.  Lee came within one strike of a shutout in his first career playoff start. He also got a hit and stole a base.

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