Found July 29, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
As Darin Ruf’s throw sailed wide of home plate Carlos Ruiz had to step off the plate to snare the errant toss. The error cost a run in one of the worst innings the Phillies have endured in years. And after the play all Jimmy Rollins — World Series champion and former NL MVP — could do was crouch in front of second base and reflect. He drew in the dirt for what seemed like 10 minutes probably wondering how his team reached this point. “That was embarrassing. I’ve seen a lot but I haven’t seen that” Rollins said. “If there’s a bottom this has to be it.” The Phillies somehow lost Sunday in a more pitiful fashion than Saturday’s 10-0 defeat. This time they hopped out to a 3-0 lead only to fall 12-4 to the Tigers. Included in the rout was Detroit’s eight-run sixth inning in which all eight runs were unearned. According to Elias Sports it’s the first time they’ve allowed eight unearned runs in an inning since May 22 1997. “This is the major leagues man” Phillies manager Charlie M
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