Found May 18, 2012 on Phillies Nation:
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Doesn't matter where the Phils are in the standings. There are plenty of reasons to love this team.The Phillies are now over .500 for the first time since April 5, 2012. We should not be excited.The Phillies have strung together 5 wins in a row. We should not be excited.After all: The Phillies are in last place. Who wants to be excited about a last place team?I do.Let me be clear: I don’t want to be excited because the Fightin’ Phils are over .500 again for the first time since Opening Day. I don’t want to be excited because they have won five in a row. There are far greater reasons to be excited.Because It’s the Last Shot With the Keys to the ’08 World Series This could be the last year that we see Joe Blanton, Cole Hamels, and Shane Victorino in Phillies pinstripes. From the 2008 World Series-team, only these three and Ryan Howard, Kyle Kendrick, Jimmy Rollins, Carlos Ruiz, and Chase Utley remain. If they are leaving, I want to see them go out on top. Blanton (2.96 ER...
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