Ted Lilly impresses but still loses

Lefty has turned it around lately, but latest effort is still not enough to beat Phillies

Updated: August 10, 2011, 9:30 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- This is the Ted Lilly the Los Angeles Dodgers thought they were trading for last summer and the one they thought they were re-signing last winter. This is the savvy, crafty, veteran left-hander who doesn't have overpowering stuff and isn't especially good at keeping the ball in the ballpark or preventing baserunners from stealing at will but who always has that ability to make up for it with dominant pitching.

It's just too bad this more-vintage version of Lilly isn't pitching ...

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