The Phillies haven’t played their best baseball over the last week.
Since completing a four-game sweep of the Marlins on August 5th, the team has won just three of eight. Unfortunately for them, this has coincided with the Braves playing quite well, and a one-and-a-half-game division lead on August 5th now is a two-game deficit. It’s not the end of the world for Philly, as they still control the first Wild Card spot by decimal points in winning percentage, but it’s certainly not the ideal scenario.
Last night, though, things may have changed for Gabe Kapler’s club.
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