Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 9/22/12
The Phillies have put themselves into a position in the second wildcard race where a series like this is a must-win. In fact, the next 11 games are all must-wins. They hoped Roy Halladay could help them continue their winning streak, but it wouldn't be that simple. In the top of the first inning, Jason Heyward and Chipper Jones scored on a three-run home run off the bat of Freddie Freeman. Halladay had Freeman at 0-2 with two outs. 3-0 Braves. Halladay would see his last inning in the second. Jason Heyward doubled to deep right field, clearing the bases. Just like that, the Braves were ahead 6-0. Doc got the hook after that, and Charlie called on Jeremy Horst to come in. Heyward later scored on a double from Chipper Jones, extending their lead to 7-0. Halladay was charged with the run and his ERA is now at 4.40. So, after a horrendous inning and two thirds, Halladay had been charged with seven earned runs on five hits, while walking three and striking out three. He tossed 51 ...
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