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The Philadelphia Phillies look to salvage a game in their opening series against the Braves. Cliff Lee takes the mound for the Phils. Tonight’s lineup:

Lee’s Eight Shutout Innings Helps Give Phillies First Win of 2013

The Phillies will not finish the season 0-162!  The Phillies avoided the sweep with their 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Cliff Lee pitched extremely well in his first appearance of the season.  Lee fanned eight batters in as many innings.  Lee only surrendered two hits and did not walk a batter.  After poor outings by Cole Hamels and Roy Halladay to start the season, the...

Three Cuts: Braves blanked by Lee, Phillies

ATLANTA Here are three things we learned from the Braves' 2-0 loss to the Phillies on Thursday, before 18,295 bundled-up fans at soggy Turner Field: 1. The Braves' bats were no match for Cliff Lee and the c-c-cold temperatures To be fair, very few MLB teams would have experienced success against Lee on this night. In a performance more reminiscent of mid-May than early...

Cliff Lee Tosses Eight Strong, Fans Eight; Phillies Shutout Braves, 2-0

A chilly, rainy night in Atlanta turned out to be a dominant night for the Phillies in what would be their first win of the 2013 season. Cliff Lee took the mound against Kris Medlen for his first start of the year. The Phillies got the ball rolling first in...

Gameday: Phillies (0-2) at Braves (2-0)

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Atlanta Braves Cliff Lee vs. Kris Medlen Time: 7:10 PM, Turner Field TV: TCN, MLBN Weather: Chance of rain, 47 Media: Twitter and Facebook A sweep would not be a good way to start off the 2013 season.  A win tonight for the Phillies would certainly relieve some early-season stress. Somewhat surprisingly, the starting problem has been the issue thus far...

Daily Buzz: Flyers Win 4th Straight, Lee Grabs Phils First Win

(via Getty Images) The Philadelphia Flyers are in the thick of things in the Eastern Conference playoff race. The team has won their fourth straight as the defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3. Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies grabbed their first win of the season on Thursday. The Flyers won their fourth straight on Thursday, and are now just two points out of the final playoff...

Phillies 2, Braves 0: Cliff Lee not playing waiting game

W: Lee (1-0, 0.00 ERA) L: Medlen (0-1, 3.60 ERA) SV: Papelbon (1) Cliff Lee had to wait until July 4, 2012 to pick up his first elusive victory of the 2012 season. This year Lee had to wait under three hours. The Phillies starter was impressive in his first outing of the 2013 season and made sure the team left Atlanta on a positive note after dropping the first two games of...

Cliff Lee’s eight innnings of two-hit pitching help lead the Phils to their first win of 2013 as they blank the Braves, 2-0.

Eight scoreless innings by Cliff Lee help lead the Phils to their first victory of the 2013 season, as they beat the Braves, 2-0. The Phils took the lead in the top of the second as, with the bases loaded, via a single by Laynce Nix, leading off the inning, a double by Erik Kratz, with Nix stopping at third base, and a walk to Cliff Lee, and with nobody out, Nix would score on Ben...

Braves' offense delivering; more thoughts

FOX Sports South: The bats went silent against the Phillies' Cliff Lee, but theres been some impressive hitting so far by the Braves. Whats made the biggest impression on you so far? Chip Caray: The thing thats impressed me the most is that this team offensively, at least in the early going, is exactly what it was advertised to be. Its very dynamic, its very balanced, it has...

Cliff Lee Makes Season Debut With Hopes to Notch Phillies' First Win In Series Finale

Photo: Philliedelphia/Lindsey Crew The Phillies fell to 0-2 on the season with last night's 9-2 loss. Roy Halladay was not good, but was not bad at the same time. He surrendered two home runs, allowed five earned (one he inhereted to Jeremy Horst) on six hits through 3 1/3 innings....

Can the Phillies Avoid a Sweep?

The Phillies are in danger of being swept by the Atlanta Braves. They lost Monday and Tuesday putting fans in panic mode. Cole Hamels and Roy Halladay did not have the starts that were expected and not the pitchers we are used to seeing. Tonight Cliff Lee takes the mound. He will be facing Kris Medlen. Lee’s spring training ERA was high as it was 4.79. His record was zero wins...
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