Thursday, October 30, 2008
The Philadelphia Phillies topped off a great season with a World Series Championship, their 1st since 1980 and the cities 1st since 1983. Geoff Jenkins started the Phillies 6th inning off with a double and Jason Werth singled him home with the Phillies taking a 3 - 2 lead. Rocco Baldelli tied the game with a great HR off Ryan Madson in the Top of the 7th. The Phillies came right back in their half of the 7th with Pat Burrell blasting a double and Pedro Feliz singled him home for the winning run. JC Romero and Brad Lidge closed it out for the 2008 World Series Championship.
Greg Oden is out for 3 to 4 weeks with an ankle strain.
North Carolina tops the ESPN/USA Today poll. Here are the top 10 teams
1. North Carolina 6. Pitt
2. Connecticut 7. Michigan State
3. Louisville 8. Texas
4. UCLA 9. Notre Dame
5. Duke 10. Perdue