. . . "Good pitching beats good hitting."
Cliff Lee: complete game, zero earned runs, 10 K's in the house of the best offensive lineup baseball has seen in years. Shades of Beckett in the 2003 World Series or the 2007 ALCS -- or, dare we say it?, Hershiser in the 1988 Series.
Even better: he did it with complete insouciance. Did you see that smile he was wearing?
One down, three to go.
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