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Phillies Nation Perfect Season: Lee throws eight shutout innings against Atlanta

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.

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The Phillies opened the 2013 season against the Braves at Turner Field. They stumbled out of the gate, dropping the first two and were faced with getting swept in their first series of the season. Cliff Lee took the mound for the third and final game and dominated, pitching eight shutout innings, striking out eight and allowing 0 walks in a 2-0 Phillies victory.

Phillies Lineup

  1. Ben Revere, center field
  2. Jimmy Rollins, shortstop
  3. Chase Utley, second base
  4. Ryan Howard, first base
  5. Michael Young, third base
  6. Domonic Brown, left field
  7. Laynce Nix, right field
  8. Erik Kratz, catcher
  9. Cliff Lee, pitcher

Braves Lineup

  1. Andrelton Simmons, shortstop
  2. Jason Heyward, right field
  3. Justin Upton, left field
  4. Freddie Freeman, first base
  5. Melvin Upton Jr, center field
  6. Dan Uggla, second base
  7. Chris Johnson, third base
  8. Gerald Laird, catcher
  9. Kris Medlen, pitcher

You can watch the full game by using this link. You can also watch it on your Smart TV or streaming device with the Youtube app. Just put in “PHI at ATL April 4, 2013′ into the search bar and click on the video.


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