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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Game 72: Oh-Em-Gee everyone!!! The closed door meeting worked!!1!1!!! (38-34)

Well why didn't we think of this before? All the Phillies needed was to be locked in a room with Uncle Charlie for 20 minutes. I mean after all, spending that much time alone with him is probably equivalent to being waterboarded . Just kidding. Seriously though, I think this whole thing is a joke. There is almost no way that today's 10-0 rout of the Blue Jays was due to the meeting with the manager last night. I mean what could he have possibly said/done that he hadn't been saying/doing for the past few weeks. Honestly, I'm still hesitant to think that they are completely out of their funk.

However, the Phils romped the Jays today behind a 4-4 performance by Jayson Werth, who again absolutely killed LHPs. He had 2 homers, a double, a single, and a walk. I guess we should be upset that he didn't hit for the cycle? I don't understand the praise people give to the cycle. Clearly, Werth's day today is better than if he had hit for the cycle. The homers garuntee that he scores, but I digress.

Happ also was quite strong today going 9 IP while allowing 5 H and 0 R. The Blue Jays' lineup is pretty solid vs. lefties so this is yet another impressive performance by the man that both me and Mr. Musser thought should have been in the rotation from Opening Day.

Phils go for the series win tomorrow as Moyer takes on Brian Tallet. 3 game series, 6 left-handed starters. Weird.

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