Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 4/22/12
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A little help here, please? Anybody? It may still be early in the season, but the Phillies ship is sinking fast. Is 15 games into the season a bit too early to begin yelling, “Mayday! “? Maybe not… With a 7-8 record, the Phillies are barely staying afloat in the NL East where they are tied for last place with the Marlins. Last nights’ awful 5-1 loss to the Padres combined with star pitcher Cliff Lee being sent to the DL is making a lot of fans sea sick, and with good reason. Lee’s injury occurred in the 10th inning of Wednesday’s game against the Giants where he apparently strained his left oblique. The injury may have nothing to do with Lee going 10 innings, as he only threw 102 pitches. However, had the Phillies offense given him any support at all, Lee probably would not have been on the mound for the 10th. This Phillies offense seriously needs to batten down the hatches and figure out how to score or be sent to walk the plank. Too many guy are simply not toeing the line. There w...
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