Cliff Lee, at the top of his game, faced Matt Cain, at the top of his.

You better not have blinked because if you did, you would have missed pitching taken to an art form - and about three innings.

The Phillies' left-hander and the Giants' right-hander dominated so thoroughly and efficiently at AT&T Park on Wednesday night that neither team scored through nine innings that lasted all of 1 hour, 49 minutes.