Phils top Yanks in World Series opener

(AP) - Cliff Lee and Chase Utley got the Philadelphia Phillies off to a fast World Series start. Lee pitched a six-hitter to outduel CC Sabathia, Utley homered twice and the Phillies beat the New York

News 12 Staff

Oct 29, 2009, 2:51 AM

Updated 5,323 days ago

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Phils top Yanks in World Series opener
(AP) - Cliff Lee and Chase Utley got the Philadelphia Phillies off to a fast World Series start.
Lee pitched a six-hitter to outduel CC Sabathia, Utley homered twice and the Phillies beat the New York Yankees 6-1 in a misty Game 1 on Wednesday night.
In the first Series game at the new billion-dollar Yankee Stadium, Lee struck out 10 and walked none, improving to 3-0 with an 0.54 ERA this postseason.
Utley hit solo homers off Sabathia in the third and sixth innings. Sabathia allowed four hits in seven innings, and Philadelphia tacked on four runs against the Yankees' bullpen.
Pedro Martinez starts for the Phillies against A.J. Burnett in Game 2 on Thursday night.


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