I like the Angels. They have a nice name, a kid from Jersey and Albert Pujols. They seem cool. But could they PLEASE stay out of Philadelphia? Because it wasn’t an angel that came to town; to the Phillies, it was the devil.
And the devil beat the crap out of them 2 days in a row. By the time Tuesday’s game was over, I was certain supernatural forces had to be in play. Because poor Cody Asche was tossed into the fire and brimstone where he committed 3 ridiculous errors and did not have a single productive at-bat in the game. Surely the devil must have cursed him.
The devil also apparently cursed the entire Phillies offense who scored only 3 runs on 9 hits in 2 games combined. Wednesday was a 0-3 shut out that you very well could have napped through. The good news is that 4 guys in the bullpen pitched 4 scoreless innings. But that is also kind of bad news. Because WHY can they not accomplish the same feat when the team is tied or has a lead? Just saying…
So Phillies fans, welcome to hell. This team is in LAST place and showing NO signs of improvement. Now that Mike Trout has left town, I am willing to bet you will be able to hear crickets at the ballpark this weekend when the Phils play the Reds.
The Phillies have yet another day off today to wallow in their misery. They will resume play Friday night at 7:05pm.