Friday, October 10, 2008

Phillies' 6th Inning Uprising Tops Dodgers, 3-2

Players of the Day from Thursday, October 9, 2008 National League Chase Utley (L) pounded a 6th-inning Derek Lowe offering into the right-center field stands, tying the Dodgers at two before Pat Burrell (R) followed with a solo shot for the lead as the Phillies topped the Dodgers, 3-2, in the opener of the NL Championship Series. Phillies' starter Cole Hamels worked 7 innings, allowing a pair of runs while fanning 8. Ryan Madsen allowed a hit in the 8th, and Brad Lidge threw a perfect 9th for the save. Game Two is Friday afternoon at 4:35 PM ET in Philadelphia

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