Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/24/13
The final weekend of the 2013 season will see the Phillies a team that left spring training six months ago with the hopes of being a contender built around starting pitching sending journeyman Zach Miner and an unnamed member of their bullpen to the mound at Turner Field. From Roy Halladay and John Lannan’s respective surgically repaired body parts to the inconsistency of Kyle Kendrick the five-man rotation the Phils assembled last winter didn’t even stay together for a month. For the second straight turn in the rotation Miner handled his starting chore with ease against the sad-sack Miami Marlins limiting the home team to one run one four hits in four innings of the Phillies 2-1 win on Tuesday night. Miner a 31-year-old righthander who was once taken one pick after Cliff Lee in the 2001 draft has a 3.08 ERA in 15 games with the Phillies this season. Miner has a 2.53 ERA in 12 games since allowing three runs on four hits and a walk in a disastrous 1/3 of an inning on Aug. 10 in W...
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