Pat Burrell, Chase Utley, and the Philadelphia Phillies had more than enough power to offset Manny Ramirez in the NL championship series opener tonight. Utley and Burrell homered off Derek Lowe in the sixth inning to back a strong performance by Cole Hamels as the Phillies beat the Dodgers 3-2.
Ramirez put LA ahead with a long RBI double in the first, just missing a two-run homer. But the Phillies' big bats answered in the sixth. Burrell hit a go-ahead solo homer after Utley's two-run shot tied it in the sixth.