The Philadelphia Phillies gave the New York Yankees a fine "How do you do?" in Game 1 of the World Series, with a complete-game, 10-strikeout performance from Cliff Lee and two home runs from Chase Utley. But by winning, have the Fightins already decided this series? The Game 1 winner has gone on to win the last six World Series championships, and 11 of the last 12.
The starting pitchers for Game 2 are Pedro Martinez ("Who's Your Daddy?") for the Phillies and A.J. Burnett for the Yankees.
Some lineup notes: Joe Girardi is benching Nick Swisher in favor of Jerry Hairston, Jr. in right field tonight. Hairston is 10-for-27 lifetime against Martinez. And because Burnett wouldn't have it any other way, Jose Molina is catching for the Yankees, putting Jorge Posada on the bench. For the Phillies, Matt Stairs is the DH, with Raul Ibanez starting in left field.