If a baseball team’s season dies at SunTrust Park and no one is around to watch it, does it make a difference? I didn’t think so.
Those who did, for whatever reason, check in to see if the Phillies could at least make things interesting in Atlanta this weekend instead saw a team play a willing victim to a thorough beatdown delivered by the soon-to-be NL East champion Braves. In an absolute had-to-have game, Gabe Kapler’s team could not: execute routine plays, reach base, get out Braves hitters in key spots, or bother to show any urgency with its season hanging in the balance. I don’t know how to recite the same old story yet again, so let’s keep this simple. I stand not amazed by any of the following that occurred. Continue Reading