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Edwin Jackson's Bizarro World No-Hitter Making 2010 Year Of No-Hitter

The 2010 Baseball Season is slowly becoming the year of the no-hitter.  Now that Arizona Diamondbacks hurler Edwin Jackson threw the most unlikely of no-hitters (perhaps ever) there have now been four no-hitters thro

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With Roy Halladay officially joining the Phillies, the trade could have plusses and minuses

So I’ve waited the past few days as all the details were sorted out.

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World Series Game 5: Cliff Lee, Utley keep Phillies alive vs.Yankees

If only Chase Utley managed to hit that three-run homer Sunday night in the bottom of the fifth, the Phillies may be on their way to New York right now looking to wrap up a title. Instead, Utley's first inning blast of A.J. Burnett gave the Phillies a much needed lift in Game 5 of the 2009 World Series. The home run erased a 1-0 defecit and the Phils hung on for an 8-6 victory. By doing so, the Phillies are taking the series back to New York Wednesday for Game 6.

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Hamels vs. Pettitte Square Off in World Series Game Three

If you would have told me the Yankees would have only scored four runs in the first two games of the 2009 World Series, I would have been pleased. With that being said, I also would have thought the Phillies would have taken the first two games with the Yankees'  run total being as low as it was.

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Phillies can't solve Burnett as Yankees even World Series in Game Two

Game Two of World Series games are not Jayson Werth's specialty.

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Cliff Lee, Utley spearhead Phillies win over Yankees in Game One of the World Series

No matter what happens from this point on, I think it's safe to say that Ruben Amaro made the right move in acquiring Cliff Lee over Roy Halladay three months ago. With his masterful performance Wednesday night against the favored New York Yankees in Game One of the 2009 World Series, Lee now owns a career postseason ERA of 0.54- one of the the lowest ERA's EVER for any pitcher in the postseason history of Major League Baseball.

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Phillies-Yankees World Series Preview: A Tale of Two Franchises

When you come to think about it, there aren't any two teams on such opposite ends of the baseball history spectrum as The Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees.  So it's kind of ironic that on Wednesday night, the two teams will be squaring off against each other as the World Series finally begins.

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