TODAY'S FEATURE STORYPHILLIES BEAT BRAVES, 4-0! The Phillies scored four times in the 10th inning against three Atlanta
relievers and snapped their six-game losing streak on Sunday with a
4-0 victory over the Braves at Turner Field. The Phillies loaded the
bases against reliever Nick Masset to open the 10th. Odubel Herrera
singled, Cesar Hernandez singled and Maikel Franco walked. Ryan
Howard, facing a lefty reliever Dana Eveland, hit the game-winning
sacrifice fly to right. It was Howard's 38th RBI of the season and
the 141st of his career against Atlanta. Carlos Ruiz drove home
two insurance runs with a double and Freddy Galvis drove in a run
with a single. Reliever Luis Garcia (3-3) was the winning pitcher
and Jonathan Papelbon pitched a scoreless ninth in a non-save
situation. Cole Hamels pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing
six hits and striking out six, but failed to break a winless streak that
dates back to May 23rd.
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|THE FAILURE OF THE BUDDY PLAN!
The Phillies have become an organization that is complacent, behind
the times with respect to what their counterparts are doing, and an
organization that seems to have no viable business plan. Regardless
of how you look at it, all of this occurred during Ruben Amaro's watch.
When Pat Gillick left the organization as its general manager, both the
Phillies scouting program and player development system had regained
respectability, and were producing talent that was usable at the major-
league level. |
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