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Phillies take Game 1
Phillies 3, Brewers 1
Carlos Ruiz and Ryan Howard greet Cole Hamels as he scores in the third. (Mary Schwalm/MLB.com)
The Phillies pounced on a Brewers error for three third-inning runs, and that's all a brilliant Cole Hamels needed for his team to win Game 1 of the Division Series. Hamels struck out nine while allowing just two hits in eight innings.
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Phillies win series, 3-1
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 MIL 1 @ PHI 3 Wed Oct. 1    
Gm 2 MIL 2 @ PHI 5 Thu Oct. 2    
Gm 3 PHI 1 @ MIL 4 Sat Oct. 4    
Gm 4 PHI 6 @ MIL 2 Sun Oct. 5    
MIL
Milwaukee
PHI
Philadelphia
October 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 4 1
Philadelphia
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 X   3 4 1
Recap: MIL | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Phillies stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cameron, CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000
Hall, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
  b-Durham, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Braun, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Fielder, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .000
Hardy, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Hart, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Weeks, R, 2B 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000
  Villanueva, Ca, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Gwynn Jr., PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Parra, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Kendall, C 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
Gallardo, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Stetter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Counsell, 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
Totals 31 1 4 0 2 12 8  

a-Bunted out for Villanueva, Ca in the 8th. b-Singled for Hall in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Braun (1, Lidge).
TB: Braun 2; Counsell; Hart; Durham.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Braun; Hart 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Weeks, R (1, missed catch).
DP: (Hardy-Fielder).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Werth, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000
Utley, 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .250
Howard, 1B 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .000
Burrell, LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
  Bruntlett, LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
Victorino, CF 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 .000
Feliz, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000
Ruiz, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
Hamels, P 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 .000
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 27 3 4 3 6 7 14  

BATTING
2B: Utley (1, Gallardo).
TB: Ruiz; Rollins; Utley 2; Bruntlett.
RBI: Utley 2 (2), Victorino (1).
2-out RBI: Utley 2; Victorino.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Feliz 4.
SAC: Hamels.
GIDP: Burrell.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Victorino (1, 2nd base off Mota/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Utley (1, missed catch).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gallardo (L, 0-1) 4.0 3 3 0 5 3 0 0.00
Stetter 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Villanueva, Ca 2.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.00
Parra, M 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Mota 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hamels (W, 1-0) 8.0 2 0 0 1 9 0 0.00
Lidge (S, 1) 1.0 2 1 1 1 3 0 9.00

Game Scores: Gallardo , Hamels .
WP: Lidge.
IBB: Howard (by Gallardo).
Pitches-strikes: Gallardo 75-37, Stetter 12-7, Villanueva, Ca 24-18, Parra, M 15-8, Mota 7-5, Hamels 101-67, Lidge 35-19.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gallardo 4-2, Stetter 1-0, Villanueva, Ca 1-3, Parra, M 2-0, Mota 0-0, Hamels 8-5, Lidge 0-0.
Batters faced: Gallardo 20, Stetter 2, Villanueva, Ca 7, Parra, M 4, Mota 1, Hamels 27, Lidge 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Mota 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth. LF: Jim Joyce. RF: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:39.
Att: 45,929.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
October 1, 2008
October 1, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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