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Dodgers Blow 6-0 Lead, Swept By Phillies

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Hip-hop and modern rock were noticably absent from the Dodger Stadium public address system this afternoon. Music from the 1940’s could be heard; it matched the Dodgers' powder blue Brooklyn uniforms from that era. However, with an emotional 9-8 loss to the Phillies, the Dodgers’ contemporary struggles were very much on display.

In front of an announced 41,807 fans (many presumably attending the 12:10 p.m. businessman’s special for the half-price concessions), the Dodgers lost a 6-0 lead, and were swept in the last of a long three-game series by the bruisers with the best record in the league.

Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly put it simply: “That was a frustrating day.”