Giants Knocks Down Phillies In Game 6 Of NLCS

October 25th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
giantsPhiladelphia, Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a bad day for the Philadelphia Phillies at Citzens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the game went to the San Francisco Giants. For the fourth time, the San Francisco Giants made their way to the World Series, after a cut throat competition with the Phillies.

The game ended as the Giants bagged a final victory score of 3-2, thereby winning the National League Championship Series 4-2. Shortstop Juan Uribe made a home run against two-out fastball from reliever Ryan Madson and dissolved the 2-2 tie in the eighth inning. It was then that the Giants closer Brian Wilson, who got the final five outs, put his team to victory. The first step to victory on the part of the Giants began as the team beat Roy Halladay in Game 1, behind two home runs from Cody Ross and Lincecum’s pitching.

The Philadelphia Phillies, however, started the game with full spirit, as there were every possibilities of its elimination from the World Series this year. Since the match was hanging in a state of unpredictability at the beginning, there was equal chances for both the team winning the showdown. However, the actual turning point of the game was marked when Juan Uribe’s drive landed over the railing above the right-field wall. His home run went as high as three feet, although Ryan Madson of the Phillies had not allowed a run in 6 1/3 innings. This was the first home run in the series by the Giants, the other one being scored by Cody Ross.

As the game 6 between the Giants and the Phillies ended, the latter went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position. To consider the big picture, the San Francisco Giants will face Texas Rangers, in the World Series, to be starting from October 27.

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