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Stop the presses: Cliff Lee is mortal

Ace's air of postseason invincibility tarnished in Rangers' Game 1 defeat

Originally Published: October 27, 2010
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds grabs the public address microphone and tells a stunned AT&T Park crowd, "Yes, it's all true! I juiced!"

Tim Lincecum gets a buzz cut between innings.

Bengie Molina runs a 4.2 40.

Then -- and only after each of these things happened -- would I ever believe what I saw in Game 1 of the World Series.

Cliff Lee lost.

Not just lost, but lost his control, his aura, his intimidation factor. And because Lee ...

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