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Utley, Lee Help Phillies Avoid Series Elimination

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Chase Utley watches his home run against New York Yankees' Phil Coke during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the World Series on Monday. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Chase Utley watches his home run against New York Yankees' Phil Coke during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the World Series on Monday. (David J. Phillip/AP)

Chase Utley hit two home runs to raise his World Series total to a record-tying five, Cliff Lee won again and the Philadelphia Phillies staved off elimination with an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 5 on Monday night.

The Phillies hung on to close their deficit to 3-2. The Yankees scored three times in the eighth inning and put two runners on in the ninth before Derek Jeter grounded into a double play.

Utley hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the first off A.J. Burnett and added a solo shot in the seventh. Utley joined Reggie Jackson as the only players to hit five home runs in a single World Series.

Game 6 is Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium, with Andy Pettitte pitching for New York against Pedro Martinez.

This program aired on November 3, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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