Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 5/17/12
  (Photo: Philliedelphia/Steve Trapani) Tonight, the Phillies will attempt to make it five in a row aswell as attempt to sweep this two-game series in Chicago. The Phillies are sitting at .500 for the first time since April 7th and are aiming to go above the .500 mark for the first time since Opening Day. Sitting at 19-19, the Phillies turn to Roy Halladay in an effort to take this series before headed back home to host the Red Sox.   Roy Halladay hasn't won a game since April 16 and has taken three losses in his last five starts. But, don't blame Halladay for all of them. Besides the Atlanta game, Halladay has thrown winnable outings, but his offense has failed to produce enough runs to get him a win. Scoring just 5 runs over five games for Halladay, the offense has surely hurt Halladay. In Halladay's last two starts, he has allowed four earned runs over 14 innings with a 17-to-2 strikeout-to-walk ratio. He is 0-1 in those two games.  Tonight, the Phillies offense looks to back up Roy
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