Phillies Defeat Cincinnati Reds 2-0, Sweep Three-Game NL Playoff Series

Cole Hamels pitched a five hitter and Chase Utley hit a solo home run as the Philadelphia Phillies won 2-0 to complete a three-game sweep of the host Cincinnati Reds in the National League playoffs.

Philadelphia advanced to the NL Championship Series to face either the San Francisco Giants or Atlanta Braves. The Giants have a 2-1 lead in their division series.

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