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Phillies Must Seize the Opportunity

Win Game 3 tonight and this NLCS is over. So why not do it?

Phillies Must Seize the Opportunity

Pedro Feliz (foreground) and his Phillies teammates stretch before batting practice at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
Pedro Feliz (foreground) and his Phillies teammates stretch before batting practice at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. KEVORK DJANSEZIAN / Associated Press

Jamie Moyer went to the 1980 World Series parade as a fan.

He'd like to go this year as a player.

He can get them one step closer with a victory tonight in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Phil Sheridan explains how big Game 3 is. Moyer struggled in his last start against the Brewers in Game 3 of the NLDS, but he would like to take advantage of the opportunity presented him tonight at Dodger Stadium.

Beat the Dodgers tonight and suck the life out of them. Lose tonight and give the Dodgers hope.

Manny Ramirez is trying to keep the Dodgers loose.

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Chase Utley honed his swing in these parts.

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A look at the sometimes good breaks the Phillies needed to make their way to the big leagues.

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The Phillies' bullpen has come up big so far, but it could be tested at Dodger Stadium. Charlie Manuel and Shane Victorino won't miss any NLCS games, despite the deaths of their mother and grandmother, respectively.

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John Gonzalez chats with Tim McCarver. Gonzalez, Sheridan and Bob Ford talk about the Eagles and Phillies in California.

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