Hot Yankee bats go cold in Game 1

New York couldn't get a handle on Phillies starter Cliff Lee in 6-1 Game 1 loss

Originally Published: October 28, 2009
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- The Yankees were shut out once all season at their palatial new ballpark in the Bronx. The blanking came on June 18, in a 3-0 loss to the lovable and terminally beleaguered Washington Nationals.

Trivia buffs, take note: The quintet of Craig Stammen, Ron Villone, Julian Tavarez, Joe Beimel and Mike MacDougal did the honors.

In a 6-1 loss to Philadelphia in Game 1 of the World Series, New York avoided a shutout with an unearned run against Cliff Lee in the bottom of ...

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