Found June 26, 2012 on Philliedelphia:
On the way into Citizens Bank Park tonight, I predicted the Pirates would beat the Phillies 10-4. I'm at that point with this team. They entered the game at 34-40, so why would you believe they would beat a team that's played reasonably well this year? Well, for one night, they played like the Phillies we remember from the last five years, at least for the most part. In the night's 8-3 win that moved them percentage points out of last, Joe Blanton threw reasonably well in getting his seventh win (7-6, 4.87), the offense hit reasonably well, the bullpen pitched reasonably well, and they ran the bases aggressively, like they wanted to win. If the Phillies hadn't committed a couple of errors, I'd call it an ideal game. Even so, not too bad. I do feel like the Phillies need two of the next three against the Buccos, as I said they needed a 6-4 home stand, at a minimum, to feel good. The Phillies have 87 games to go, and have 35 wins. I'm saying they need...
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