Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 5/27/12
This has been an up and down year so far for the Phillies; feast or famine. And we never know which one is coming and when. They win 6 in a row, lose 4 in a row and then win 4 in row. Up, down, up down…repeat… Someone needs to stop the roller coaster and let me catch a break. This has been exhausting. On Saturday, another extreme high occurred when Kyle Kendrick pitched his first career complete game shut-out for a 4-0 win over the Cardinals. Kendrick’s season has mirrored the team as a whole; some ups and some downs. But after winning that 4th straight game, Sunday brought on another extreme low. Roy Halladay got blown up in the first inning against the Cards with a grand slam, putting the Phillies in a quick 4-0 hole. But worse than that, after just 2 innings of work, Pete Orr suddenly appeared in the on-deck circle to bat for Halladay. This left many scratching their collective heads… As it turns out, Halladay was pulled for having “right shoulder soreness.” There has been no wor...
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