Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 9/17/12
The Phillies were looking to shake off a horrendous four-game series in Houston in which they lost three of four. Cliff Lee was set to start against R.A. Dickey and the Mets, hoping to gain some ground in the wildcard standings.The Phillies got an early lead tonight in Flushing with an RBI sac fly to center field from Chase Utley, scoring Jimmy Rollins. 1-0 Phils.Cliff Lee looked very sharp. Lee allowed just one run on seven hits in eight innings, striking out 10 (including his 1500th career strikeout) and walking just one. R.A. Dickey looked equally impressive, struck out eight and only walked two, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits in seven innings.In the top of the 5th inning, Rollins legged out a triple, however, umpires used instant replay to correctly rule the ball a home run. His 21st of the season. Phillies extend their lead, 2-0. Interseting fact about Rollins: It's the 4th time Rollins has hit 20+ in a season. One of only 12 shortstops al...
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