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Associated Press Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz tags out Jason Bartlett of the Rays at the plate in the seventh inning of Game 5 Wednesday in Philadelphia.

Phillies are World Champions

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PHILADELPHIA -- From losingest team to longest game, the Philadelphia Phillies are World Series champions.

Brad Lidge and the Phillies finished off the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in a three-inning sprint Wednesday night to win a suspended Game 5 nearly 50 hours after it started.

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