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Dino Daddy: Godzilla Chases Pedro As Yankees Even Up World Series

strategy when facing Pedro Martinez is always to just wait him out, get his pitch count up, then pounce on the relievers who take over for him in the seventh inning.

In the fourth, everything appeared to be going as planned, as Mark Teixeira's homer tied the game and the Yankees started getting better swings against the future Hall of Famer.

But in the sixth, the Phillies pitcher settled back down to strike out Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez swinging, and was one pitch away from striking out the side when Hideki Matsui golfed a 1-2 breaking ball into the right field seats to give New York the lead, 2-1.

The entire complexion of the game changed on that one swing, as Pedro was pulled the following inning, leaving to "Who's your daddy?" ...

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