They faced a Marlins pitcher who entered the game with an 0-7 record. They barely dented him.
The Phillies' disregard for the necessity to maintain a sustainable talent base led to a low number of early draft picks and shrank their margin for error, David Murphy writes.
The centerfielder is batting .217. I think I need to focus more. Thats what I need to do, Herrera said.
Keep track of the Phillies' future, right here.
The 6-foot-5, 220-pound righthander, allowed just two hits, while striking out two and walking two. He threw 69 pitches, 41 strikes.
The catcher is seeing more playing time. In his last 12 games, he is batting .306 with three homers.
Cincinnati roughed up Zach Eflin, who gave up seven runs in an 8-4 defeat. The Phils optioned him to triple A after the game.
Jim Bunning, the only person elected both to baseball's Hall of Fame and the U.S. Senate and a central figure in the best and worst moments of the Phillies' historic 1964 season, died Saturday.
The first baseman is hitting .321 this month.
The late Phillies pitcher touched a lot of lives.
The first baseman also homered in the victory over the Reds.
When Jim Bunning was near the end of his career and Larry Bowa was at the beginning of his, their baseball paths intersected.
Bowa has always been grateful...
The results call into question the front office's evaluation process.
And that team, with its 23-game losing streak, was epically bad.