Utley, Phillies hold off Yankees
|Utley, Phillies hold off Yankees|
Chase Utley went 2-for-3 with two homers and four runs batted in to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Yankees 8-6 in Game 5 of the World Series on Monday night.
Philadelphia cashed as -155 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 8.5-run total posted by oddsmakers.
Raul Ibanez was 2-for-4 with a solo shot and two RBIs for the Phillies, as Cliff Lee allowed five runs over seven innings to get the win for Philadelphia.
Alex Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with three RBIs for New York, while losing pitcher A.J. Burnett was rocked for six runs over two innings for the Yankees.
New York leads the best-of-seven series 3-2.