Well, what do you know; it's a Series, after all.
A masterful performance by New York starter A.J. Burnett (7IP, 4H, 1ER, 2BB, 9K) gave the Yankees new life, and long balls off the bat of Mark Teixeira and Hideki Matsui made a loser out of Pedro Martinez, in a much-anticipated return to the Bronx.
Matt Stairs drove in Philadelphia's only run, giving the champs a 1-0 lead that would last only until Teixeira tied it in the fourth. With a chance to be the hero, Stairs struck out to end the game against Mariano Rivera, who picked up his 38th career post-season save.
So for the second year in a row the Phillies will take their split and head home in hopes of wrapping up another title.