Lee strikes out 14, knocks in four in Phillies win

 

Cliff Lee turned in perhaps his most dominant effort of the season Monday night.

It came against the lowly Miami Marlins, but in this lost season, you have to take the bright spots where you can get them.

Lee struck out 14 Marlins over his eight innings in the Phillies’ 12-2 win over Miami. He allowed just two runs on eight hits.

Lee’s strong outing was not limited to his work on the mound. He also drove in four runs at the plate, going 3-for-4 on the night.

Chase Utley was 2-for-5 at the plate for the Phillies (70-80), with a home run and four RBIs.

Third baseman Ed Lucas and center fielder Justin Ruggiano each collected two hits for the Marlins (55-95).



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