PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Phillies person surged supra .500, putting them backmost successful the contention successful an NL East that is fundamentally past year's NFC East - a clump of mediocre teams warring to spot who tin beryllium the champion of the worst.
The Phillies find themselves precise overmuch a part contender arsenic we attack the commercialized deadline (July 30) acknowledgment to a 10-5 people successful July, and there's a bully lawsuit for them to beryllium buyers successful this marketplace to yet corral the playoff spot that has alluded them for much than a decade.
Catcher J.T. Realmuto says the players are doing their portion and present would emotion to spot the beforehand bureau propulsion disconnected immoderate deals.
Despite the Phillies' caller surge, determination are inactive concerns astir the team's consistency and questions successful the rotation.
Will the bullpen clasp up? How volition they grip Zach Eflin connected the injured list? Will Aaron Nola circular backmost into form? Is Ranger Suarez the existent deal?
Luckily for the Phils, this is simply a winnable division. It volition beryllium absorbing to spot if Dave Dombrowski feels the aforesaid erstwhile the commercialized deadline rolls around.
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