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One slips away
Phillies 3, Dodgers 2
Derek Lowe looks at his right hand for answers after giving up two homers. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty)
Game 1 of the NLCS was almost signed, sealed and delivered for Los Angeles, but in the sixth, that package was taken away when a costly Rafael Furcal error led to two Phillies homers off Derek Lowe, canceling the two early runs the Dodgers put up on the board against Cole Hamels.
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Phillies win series, 4-1
Game Matchup Day Date Time ET TV
Gm 1 LAD 2 @ PHI 3 Thu Oct. 9    
Gm 2 LAD 5 @ PHI 8 Fri Oct. 10    
Gm 3 PHI 2 @ LAD 7 Sun Oct. 12    
Gm 4 PHI 7 @ LAD 5 Mon Oct. 13    
Gm 5 PHI 5 @ LAD 1 Wed Oct. 15    
LAD
LA Dodgers
PHI
Philadelphia
October 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Dodgers
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 1
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X   3 7 0
Recap: LAD | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Dodgers stats  |  Phillies stats
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ethier, RF 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .500
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .500
Martin, R, C 3 0 1 0 1 2 2 .333
Loney, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 .333
Kemp, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .250
Blake, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
DeWitt, 2B 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 .000
Lowe, D, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Park, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Kent, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Maddux, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kuo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 2 7 2 2 10 10  

a-Struck out for Park in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Ethier (1, Hamels), Ramirez, M (1, Hamels), Kemp (1, Hamels).
TB: Ethier 3; Ramirez, M 3; Loney; Kemp 2; Martin, R.
RBI: Ramirez, M (1), DeWitt (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kemp 2; Loney.
SF: DeWitt.
GIDP: Kemp.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Furcal (1, throw).
DP: 2 (DeWitt-Loney 2).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
Victorino, CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Utley, 2B 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .500
Howard, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Burrell, LF 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 .667
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Werth, RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Feliz, 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Ruiz, C 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .667
Hamels, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
  a-Taguchi, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bruntlett, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 3 7 3 1 2 7  

a-Bunted out for Hamels in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Utley (1, 6th inning off Lowe, D, 1 on, 0 out), Burrell (1, 6th inning off Lowe, D, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Ruiz 2; Hamels; Burrell 5; Utley 5.
RBI: Utley 2 (2), Burrell (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rollins.
GIDP: Werth, Rollins.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
PB: Ruiz (1).
DP: (Rollins-Utley-Howard).

 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lowe, D (L, 0-1) 5.1 6 3 2 1 2 2 3.38
Park 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Maddux 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kuo 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hamels (W, 1-0) 7.0 6 2 2 2 8 0 2.57
Madson (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Lidge (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

Pitches-strikes: Lowe, D 90-55, Park 8-5, Maddux 8-5, Kuo 10-5, Hamels 105-70, Madson 10-7, Lidge 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lowe, D 12-1, Park 1-1, Maddux 1-0, Kuo 1-1, Hamels 8-3, Madson 1-0, Lidge 0-2.
Batters faced: Lowe, D 23, Park 2, Maddux 3, Kuo 3, Hamels 28, Madson 4, Lidge 3.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Ted Barrett. LF: Mike Winters. RF: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:36.
Att: 45,839.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
October 9, 2008
October 9, 2008

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