Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 8/6/12
The Phillies are finally out of last place. Although they don't hold sole possession of the cellar, they still remain 10 games under .500 and 16 games back in the division. While sitting 12 1/2 games back in the Wild Card. There is a chance that the Phillies could pull a miracle run. But that chance is very slim. What the Phillies need to do now is to spend the remainder of the season testing out the young arms and bats that they have kept in their farm system all year. Unlike a four-day span in the past, giving the team a rest for the playoffs, the Phils should give the younger players a chance to prove their worth with 54 games left in the season. Tonight Vance Worley (6-6, 3.63) will get the start tonight as the Phillies get set to open a three-game series with the second-place Atlanta Braves. In Worley's last start, against the Nats on Wednesday, the righthander tossed seven scoreless innings to earn his sixth win of the season. Worley allowed six hits, walked one and struck ou...
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