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Manuel Glad For Back-To-Back Shutouts

Cliff Lee (Photo: Matt Slocum/AP)

Pedro Martinez and Cliff Lee didn't start the season in the Phillies rotation, but they've both made their mark. With back-to-back complete game shutouts, the "new guys" have proven their worth to the Phillies.

Before the season started, manager Charlie Manuel said he believed the Phillies were capable of throwing back-to-back shutouts. He just never expected they'd come from Cliff Lee and Pedro Martinez. "I don't give a damn who throws 'em," Manuel said. "Just throw 'em." With a 124-pitch, six-hitter Tuesday against the lowly Nationals, Lee followed Martinez's eight-inning performance Sunday to give... Recommended Stories

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