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Phillies 8, Dodgers 6
Brad Lidge got a huge double play in the ninth inning to help close out Game 1. (Getty Images)
The Phillies seized momentum as Carlos Ruiz and Raul Ibanez homered, and Ryan Howard upped his career playoff RBI total to a franchise-best 18. Closer Brad Lidge and the Philadelphia bullpen hung on to help carry the defending champs.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia
LAD
LA Dodgers
October 15, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 0   8 8 1
LA Dodgers
0 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0   6 14 0
Recap: PHI | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Dodgers stats
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .200
Victorino, CF 5 0 2 0 0 1 2 .400
Utley, 2B 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .000
Howard, 1B 3 1 1 2 2 1 1 .333
Werth, RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .000
Ibanez, LF 4 2 2 3 0 1 0 .500
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Feliz, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Ruiz, C 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 .667
Hamels, P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Happ, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Cairo, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Bastardo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Park, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Francisco, B, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Totals 32 8 8 8 7 6 11  

a-Struck out for Happ in the 7th. b-Hit into a double play for Park in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Howard (1, Kershaw).
HR: Ruiz (1, 5th inning off Kershaw, 2 on, 0 out), Ibanez (1, 8th inning off Sherrill, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Howard 2; Victorino 2; Ibanez 5; Rollins; Ruiz 5.
RBI: Ruiz 3 (3), Howard 2 (2), Ibanez 3 (3).
2-out RBI: Howard 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rollins; Werth.
SAC: Hamels.
Team RISP: 3-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Victorino (1, 2nd base by Kershaw/Martin, R).
PO: Victorino (1st base by Kershaw).

FIELDING
E: Utley (1, throw).
DP: (Utley-Rollins-Howard).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .250
Ethier, RF 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 .600
Ramirez, M, LF 5 1 1 2 0 1 4 .200
  Broxton, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Kemp, CF 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .400
Blake, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000
Loney, 1B 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 .750
Belliard, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .400
Martin, R, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .500
Kershaw, P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  Troncoso, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Hudson, O, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  Belisario, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Thome, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  1-Wolf, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kuo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Pierre, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Totals 39 6 14 6 3 5 20  

a-Struck out for Troncoso in the 5th. b-Walked for Belisario in the 6th. c-Grounded into a forceout for Sherrill in the 8th.
1-Ran for Thome in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Martin, R (1, Hamels), Ethier (1, Bastardo).
HR: Loney (1, 2nd inning off Hamels, 0 on, 0 out), Ramirez, M (1, 5th inning off Hamels, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Belliard 2; Furcal; Ramirez, M 4; Kemp 2; Ethier 4; Loney 6; Martin, R 3.
RBI: Loney (1), Ethier (1), Ramirez, M 2 (2), Martin, R (1), Furcal (1).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, M 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blake 2; Furcal 2; Ramirez, M; Belliard.
SF: Furcal.
GIDP: Blake.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kemp (Ruiz at 1st base).
DP: (Kemp-Loney).
Pickoffs: Kershaw (Victorino at 1st base).

 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hamels (W, 1-0) 5.1 8 4 4 1 4 2 6.75
Durbin (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Happ (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
Bastardo 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -
Park (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Madson 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 18.00
Lidge (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw (L, 0-1) 4.2 4 5 5 5 3 1 9.64
Troncoso 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Belisario 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kuo 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Sherrill 1.0 2 3 3 2 0 1 27.00
Broxton, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

Bastardo pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Kershaw 3.
Pitches-strikes: Hamels 106-69, Durbin 4-3, Happ 11-4, Bastardo 4-3, Park 15-9, Madson 31-19, Lidge 18-11, Kershaw 89-48, Troncoso 3-2, Belisario 8-7, Kuo 17-11, Sherrill 21-10, Broxton, J 20-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hamels 5-1, Durbin 0-0, Happ 1-0, Bastardo 0-0, Park 2-0, Madson 2-1, Lidge 1-0, Kershaw 3-2, Troncoso 0-1, Belisario 3-0, Kuo 1-0, Sherrill 0-2, Broxton, J 0-2.
Batters faced: Hamels 25, Durbin 1, Happ 2, Bastardo 1, Park 3, Madson 7, Lidge 4, Kershaw 22, Troncoso 1, Belisario 3, Kuo 4, Sherrill 6, Broxton, J 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Durbin 2-0, Happ 2-0, Park 1-0, Troncoso 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Bruce Dreckman. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Ted Barrett. LF: Tom Hallion. RF: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, Varies.
T: 4:02.
Att: 56,000.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009

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