Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 5/22/12
With tonight’s 5-2 loss, the Phillies dropped their second straight to the Washington Nationals.  Their fourth consecutive loss drops them two games below .500.  Just when it seemed like the Phillies turned things around, they go back to their losing ways.HALLADAY NOT HIS BEST-Roy Halladay struggled through six innings.  He allowed five earned runs on nine hits.  He walked one and struck out six, but he allowed two home runs.-The month of May hasn’t been pretty for Doc. In 33.1 innings, Halladay has given up 40 hits. In five starts, he has allowed 20 earned runs.  That’s a 5.40 ERA in the month of May.-Halladay’s ERA is now 3.58 this season.  At the end of May in 2007, Halladay had an ERA of 3.90: that would be the last time Halladay had an ERA this high through the first two months of the season.BIG THIRD INNING FOR NATS -Halladay ran into most of his trouble during the third inning, where he allowed four earned runs.  Jordan Zimmerman and Steve Lombardozzi led off the inning with ...
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