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Phillies Nation Perfect Season: Cliff Lee returns

Every day until Opening Day arrives, Phillies Nation will take a daily look back at a regular season victory from that particular day in history that you can watch in full in lieu of live Phillies baseball. Think of it is as your daily Phillies watch recommendation.

Cliff Lee returned to the Phillies in 2011. (Brian Michael/Phillies Nation

Cliff Lee was the most coveted starting pitcher on the free agent market during the 2010-2011 offseason. The Phillies eventually won his signature and constructed one of the most lethal starting rotations in baseball history. With Roy Halladay getting the nod on Opening Day, Lee was due to pitch second for the 2011 Phillies. He struck out 11 batters over seven innings in a 9-4 Phillies victory, marking the first time since 1980 the team started the season 2-0 at home.

Astros Starting Lineup

  1. Michael Bourn, center field
  2. Angel Sanchez, shortstop
  3. Hunter Pence, right field
  4. Carlos Lee, left field
  5. Bill Hall, second base
  6. Chris Johnson, third base
  7. Brett Wallace, first base
  8. J.R. Towles, catcher
  9. Wandy Rodriguez, pitcher

Phillies Starting Lineup

  1. Shane Victorino, center field
  2. Placido Polanco, third base
  3. Jimmy Rollins, shortstop
  4. Ryan Howard, first base
  5. Ben Francisco, right field
  6. Raul Ibanez, left field
  7. Carlos Ruiz, catcher
  8. Wilson Valez, second base
  9. Cliff Lee, pitcher

You can watch the full game down below or use this link. You can also watch it on your Smart TV or streaming device with the Youtube app. Just put in “HOU at PHI April 2 2011′ into the search bar and click on the video.


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