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Phillies cap sweep of Nationals with Lee in form

Phillies cap sweep of Nationals with Lee in form

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Aug 26, 2012
Cliff Lee tossed seven sharp innings to earn his first home win in nearly a year and the Philadelphia Phillies completed a three-game sweep against the major league-leading Washington Nationals with a 4-1 victory on Sunday.
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  • Adam LaRoche Hit A Ball About As Far As Possible Without Hittin…

    Adam LaRoche Hit A Ball About As Far As Possible Without Hitting A Home Run

    deadspin.com Aug 26, 2012
    Bad break for the Nationals on this one. Adam LaRoche took Cliff Lee deep over the wall at Citizens Bank Park. Unfortunately, it hit flush with a small fence on top of the wall, bounced straight up and back onto the field. Jayson Werth thought it was a …
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  • Video - Phillies Complete Sweep Of Nationals 00:31

    Phillies Complete Sweep Of Nationals

    Aug 26
    Cliff Lee helped his own cause in the Phillies 4-1 win over the Nationals.

Sports Columnists

  • Seahawks tab rookie Wilson as Week 1 starter

    Aug 26
    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll announced Sunday night that rookie Russell Wilson will be the team's starting quarterback in Week 1.
  • NFL - Mailbag: QB youth movement impacts schedule

    Aug 26
    With several teams going with young QBs, the 2012 NFL schedule could become even easier for two perennial stalwarts, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.