The Phillies had one more game in Flushing (like "flushing a toilet"), New York at Citi Field and the series was at stake. Dillon Gee went up against Cliff Lee who can't buy a win for the Phillies.
Well, Cliff Lee did not win again. The 1st inning was a little rocky for Lee, giving up a run to the Mets, but former Met Ty Wigginton answered with a home run in the top of the 2nd inning.
The score remained 1-1 all the way until the 6th inning when Cliff Lee served up a two-out home run to Lucas Duda with one on to give the Mets a 3-1 lead. But, the Phillies would answer in the top of the 7th. Brian Schneider, starting in place of Carlos Ruiz due to a minor hamstring injury, hit a two-out double. Then, Cliff Lee was pulled for a pinch hitter, none other than Carlos Ruiz.
Bobby Parnell was called in to face the pinch-hitter and did not fare so well for the Mets. Ruiz slammed a ball over the left field fence for a two-run home run. The game was tied.
After Antonio Bastardo pi...