Five questions about Phillies-Yankees

Originally Published: October 26, 2009
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

We should have known all along it was going to come to this: the New York Yankees against the Philadelphia Phillies, the defending champions against the team with the $200 million payroll, the new stadium and the most to prove. It is a matchup of the best offensive team in the American League against the best offensive team in the National League, a sluggers' delight, led by Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Howard, who, this October, each tied Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive postseason games (eight) ...

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