Phillies draw first blood

Phillies draw first blood

The Philadelphia Phillies took their first step toward repeating as champs with a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies Wednesday in Game 1 of their best-of-five NL divisional series.

Philadelphia won the game as -150 favorites, and the six runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Raul Ibanez went 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs to lead the Phillies. Cliff Lee tossed a complete-game for the victory on the hill.

Troy Tulowitzki drove in the lone run for the Rockies. Ubaldo Jimenez allowed nine hits and five runs over five innings in the loss.