Jimmy Rollins' two-out, ninth-inning strike scored Eric Bruntlett and Carlos Ruiz, as the Phillies - for the second NLCS Game 4 in a row - snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against Jonathan Broxton and the Dodgers.
Beerleaguer: Just another day at the park for the toughest team in baseball. This one goes out to all the national writers who needed further proof as to why the postseason should be framed around a single question: Which team will be the first to hold down the Phillies? Because so far nobody has come close during their reign, and the Dodgers are about to be dragged from the ring after falling asleep on them, just as they did at this exact same point last postseason. The toughness, the thrills: this is what Phillies baseball is about. Cherish it. Fans of 29 other teams only wish they were so lucky.
pretty cool that Stairs' historic bomb could still have such a
resounding residual effect at precisely the same point in the season a
year later." - RSB
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