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Phillies-Yankees: New York Responds with Win Then Asks ‘Who’s Your Daddy?’

Deceptive. Vintage.

And I'm not talking about Pedro Martinez.

Just 24 hours removed from Cliff Lee's Game One masterclass, AJ Burnett pitched a gem of his own to send the Yankees to Citizens Bank Park with the series tied at 1-1. 

The lesser-heralded half of the Yankees' offseason acquisitions allowed just one run on four hits and two walks, striking out nine in seven stunning innings to help New York to a 3-1 win in the Bronx.

The Phillies scored a run in the second inning, but the Yankees responded with solo home runs in the fourth and sixth to take a lead they would not relinquish.

Pinch-hitting Jorge Posada gave the hosts a 3-1 cushion in the seventh, and Mariano Rivera recorded a six-out save to ...

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