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The Phillies continued to lose after the break. They dropped a four-game series against the Marlins and three-game series against and the Pirates, winning only one game in each series. Their 2-5 record record dropped their season record to 45-55. They are 3-7 in the 10 games since the all star game.
The Phillies play 13 of their next 17 games on the road.
The Race for 1:1
The Phillies are slowly dropping out of contention for a wild card spot. Their .450 winning percentage gives them the 9th worst percentage a half game ahead of the A’s. There is a distinct gap between the A’s and the Rockies and White Sox. So, right now they are solidly in the top ten.
Trade Stuff and Other Miscellany
The Phillies are reportedly talking to the Marlins regarding Jeremy Hellickson.
The Yankees are talking Chapman deal with the Cubs.
The Astros promoted Alex Bregman. He’s the kid who looked so good in the Futures Game.