When Pedro's away, Dodgers play
After Phillies starter exits, L.A. scores twice in the eighth to even NLCS
LOS ANGELES -- He watched the final out of his magical 1999-revisited afternoon settle into the glove of Shane Victorino. Then the great Pedro Martinez turned and headed for the dugout, his special day in the October sunshine etched into the history books.
For seven astonishing shutout innings Friday, this had been his day, his show. For seven astonishing innings, he was a man able to make four different pitches go dancing with the stars.
And across the field, as the Los Angeles Dodgers ...
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