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Lee leads Phils in Game 1

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Cliff Lee did it again for the Phillies on Wednesday, pitching a complete-game six-hitter and out-dueling Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia in a 6-1 victory in Game 1 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium.

Lee improved to 3-0 in the playoffs. He struck out 10, including three against Alex Rodriguez. Sabathia was good too, but the two solo home runs he gave up to Chase Utley were too much on this night.

Alarming for the Yankees are their relievers not named Mariano Rivera. Phil Hughes, Dave Robertson and Brian Bruney combined to give up four runs in the last two innings, squashing the Yankees’ hopes of a comeback.

A.J. Burnett has a lot of pressure on him in Game 2.

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One response

  1. Cliff Lee looked like a magician out there. I can honestly say I’ve never been so confident about a Phillies pitcher during an important game.

    October 29, 2009 at 9:40 am

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