Yankees closing in

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Thanks to three straight singles to open the seventh –Jerry Hairston, Melky Cabrera and pinch-hitter Jorge Posada (RBI), the Yankees now lead 3-1, in the bottom of the eighth in Game 2 of the World Series. Mariano Rivera got a huge — and very close — double play to end the top of the eighth […] [Read More]
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Godzilla attacks

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Hideki Matsui has just homered, golfing a low slider from Pedro Matinez into the right field bleachers to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead as Game 2 of the World Series heads to the top of the 7th at the Stadium. [Read More]
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Through five … all tied

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The Phillies and Yankees are tied 1-1 through five innings in Game 2 of the World Series. Pedro Martinez: 5 innings, 3 hits, 1 run, 6 K’s, 2 walks A.J. Burnett: 5 innings, 4 hits, 1 run, 5 K’s, 2 walks Doesn’t get much closer than that. [Read More]
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Teixeira ties it up

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Mark Tiexeira took a 1-0 changeup from Pedro Martinez and crushed it some 414-feet into the right center field bleachers for a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth to tie Game 2 of the World Series at 1-1. Before the home run, Teixeira had been hitting just .182 (8 for 44) in […] [Read More]
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Phillies in front … again

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Hello from Yankee Stadium and Game 2 of the World Series. The Philadelphia Phillies have taken a 1-0 lead over the New York Yankees as we stand in the bottom of the third inning. Pedro Martinez has silenced the “Who’s Your Daddy” chants with two solid innings, including strikeouts of Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez. […] [Read More]
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Lee dominant in Game 1 win

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By Chris Elsberry STAFF WRITER NEW YORK – As dominant as Cliff Lee has been through the first two rounds of the postseason, he saved perhaps his best performance for the biggest stage, Game 1 of the World Series. Lee was masterful, throwing a complete game, allowing just six hits and one unearned run as […] [Read More]
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Phillies win Game 1

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Thanks to a pair of solo home runs off the bat of Chase Utley and a complete game from starter Cliff Lee, the Philadelphia Phillies have defeated the New York Yankees 6-1 in Game 1 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium. Lee went 9 innings, allowing six hits. The only run he allowed in […] [Read More]
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Phillies add two more

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Phil Hughes couldn’t find the plate. Neither could David Robertson and the questionable Yankee bullpen has made it 4-0 Phillies. Hughes walked the first two batter he faced in the eighth and after Damaso Marte got two outs, Robertson came in and issued a walk to load the bases and then gave up a two-run […] [Read More]
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Utley goes deep again

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Philadelphia’s Chase Utley just crushed his second home run of the game — a mammoth 400-foot blast into the right field bleachers — on an 0-2 count from C.C. Sabathia. Phillies lead 2-0 in the top of the sixth. Sabathia hadn’t given up a home run to a left-handed batter all season. Now, Utley’s taken […] [Read More]
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Halfway home

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Heading to the bottom of the fifth at the Stadium, Game 1, World Series. Phillies lead 1-0 on a third-inning HR by Chase Utley. C.C. Sabathia has settled down since Utley took him deep, retiring seven straight. Cliff Lee has been awesome so far with seven strikeouts through four (including A-Rod twice). [Read More]
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