NLCS: Phillies Edge Dodgers 3-2

Philadelphia 3 – LA Dodgers 2 (Phillies lead series 1-0)
Chase Utley and Pat Burrell homered off Dodgers pitcher Derek Lowe in the sixth inning to back another strong performance by Cole Hamels, and the Phillies having taking a 1-0 lead in the NLCS. Burrell who is tied with Mike Schmidt for the third-most postseason homers in Phillies franchise history has hit three home runs in the past two games. Dodgers super star Manny Ramirez went 2-4. Manny Ramirez had a first-inning RBI. It was his 24th LCS RBI which ranks him third all-time. Ramirez is nine away from tying Bernie Williams (33). Game 2 is Friday in Philadelphia, with Phillies right-hander Brett Myers facing Dodgers righty Chad Billingsley.

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