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Cliff Lee needed to be great today and he certainly was that. The only problem, Clayton Kershaw was pretty awesome, as well. The two dueled until they could duel no more, but in the end the – held on for a — win. Lee got yet another no-decision in the 5-3 loss. LEE v. KERSHAW -Let’s start with Lee, who was as efficient as ever. After eight innings, he was pulled for a pinch hitter, but could have easily gone 12 or 13 frames today. Over the eight, he allowed just two hits, one run, and struck out four while walking one. Sixty-four of his 89 pitches went for strikes. About as good as can be. -According to ESPN Stats, Lee received less than two runs of support for the 8th time in 16 starts. That’s just the kind of season he’s going through. -Clayton Kershaw showed why he’s a Cy Young winner, too. It took him 120 pitches, but he also worked eight innings, allowing just one run. Kershaw fanned seven and left with a no-decision as well -It may not have ended the way Phillies fans wanted i...
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