Found January 16, 2012 on Phillies Nation:
Photo: APFor several years in recent history, the Phillies were known for their offense rather than their pitching.  The Phillies were in the top ten in runs scored from 2004-2010.  For the first time since 2003, the Phillies did not end up as one of MLB’s top ten run-producing teams.For a change, the Phillies were known for their pitching rather than their offense.  So when the 2011 Phillies found themselves in a 5-0 deficit, they were less likely to comeback than they were in 2007, for example.  Just because they were less likely doesn’t mean it didn’t happen.August 10 was a rare bad outing for Vance Worely. He surrendered five runs in the first inning, and a total of six in the four innings he pitched.It turned out that Chad Billingsley didn’t bring his “A” game either. Hunter Pence put the Phillies back in the game with a two-run shot in the fourth. An inning later, the Phillies tied it.The Dodgers regained the lead, but the Phillies responded with a huge inning. Chase Utle...
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