Cliff Lee pitched 10 scoreless innings for the Philadelphia Phillies against the San Francisco Giants, but the Phillies still lost 1-0 on Melky Cabrera's RBI walk-off single.
Afterward, the Phillies had nothing but praise for San Francisco starter Matt Cain, who pitched nine scoreless innings of his own.
"We had a chance there to score -- we didn't do it. Outside of that, Cain was good. Cain was throwing first-pitch strikes, coming right at us. He didn't get in any deep counts, and we were swinging of course, and that's kind of how the game played out. He was that good because he was throwing pitches and we were swinging at them, putting them in play -- he was every bit that good," Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said.
Added Jim Thome, "He made some good pitches. He's done it for a long time, as well. You tip your hat when a guy comes in and makes the pitches. I had an opportunity on a first pitch to put the ball in play, I didn't do it and that's how it works out."