This marks the first time a team has won the opening two games of any postseason series while scoring in only two innings -- and only the fifth time in history that a club has won consecutive playoff games under those circumstances.
In Wednesday night's 3-1 Game 1 victory at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies scored all their runs in a third-inning rally keyed by Chase Utley's two-run double.
Thursday night's 5-2 Game 2 triumph featured Shane Victorino's grand slam, which dotted the five-run second-inning ambush of CC Sabathia.
Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.