Saturday, August 30, 2008


Wednesday 8/27: Phillies blow 8th inning lead to Mets and lose a winnable game against Johan Santana.

Thursday 8/28: Phillies blow a 4-1 lead in the 8th inning at Wrigley Field wasting another fine effort from Cole Hamels, falling 6-4.

Friday 8/29: Phillies gradually lose a 2-0 lead, and fail to muster any additional runs and fall again to the Cubs, 3-2.

All this on the heels of an improbable win after trailing the Mets 7-0 Tuesday night. You know, the game that was supposed to be so crushing for New York, and a springboard for the rest of the Phillies' season.

Current standings show the Mets are 2 games up on the Phightins this morning after scoring 4 in the 9th to beat Florida last night.

Meanwhile, the Phillies have two more at Wrigley this weekend.

Mommy, make it stop.

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