Phils Lead Rays Early

Jason Bartlett of the Tampa Bay Rays is tagged out at home plate by catcher Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies to end the top of the seventh inning during the continuation of game five of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 29, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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This Just In ...

Tommy Lyons celebrates the Philadelphia Phillies victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Broad Street in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008. The Phillies beat the Rays 4-3 in Game 5 of the series.
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"I'd like to thank my summer house butler, Bob Barker for everything he's done for me, and one of the original kings of comedy, Steve Harvey, whose lost episodes kept me going during the hard times... my first Boston cab driver, Patrick Johnson from Cambridge, who drove me from the airport the first time I landed at Logan, a special thanks to Chevy Richards, the doorman at the Four Seasons for being there when I needed to get inside for lunch, and thank you to Nancy Cambra, my flight attendant on KG's private plane last year..." -- 10.30.08, Celtics captain Paul Pierce, acknowledging the Phillies World Series win over the Rays

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