Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 9/2/12
Philadelphia Phillies (64-69) at Atlanta Braves (74-59) Cole Hamels(14-6, 2.99) vs. Paul Maholm (2-3, 2.45) Time: 5:05, Turner FieldTV: PHL17Weather: Isolated Thunderstorms, 86Media: Twitter and Facebook The Phils look to make it four in a row today. After two abysmal games against the Mets earlier in the week, they’ve been playing much better ball in their last few, especially in this Atlanta series, where they’ve looked like the team we’ve grown accustom to seeing in recent seasons. So far, they’ve had a late inning comeback anchored by a couple of dingers, which, coupled with shutdown relief pitching, resulted in a win on Friday. Yesterday, they received a brilliant outing from Cliff Lee, and the bullpen once again dominated the Braves hitters to finish it off. It’s a formula that has worked well for the Phillies in the past, and one they’ll surely try to stick with going forward. At eight games back from the second wild card spot, chances are slim for the playoffs. But if the...
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