July 16, 2024

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Coming into the game on Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies had the second-best record in the National League, trailing only their division rival Atlanta Braves who mirrored their hot stretch to maintain the NL East lead.

After starting out

Philadelphia Phillies Squander Golden Opportunity With Late Collapse

While the Phillies have shown they don’t need to win their division to have success in the playoffs, they still would like to give themselves an opportunity to do so.

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While the Phillies have shown they don’t need to win their division to have success in the playoffs, they still would like to give themselves an opportunity to do so.

They had a real chance to cut into the Braves’ lead on Monday.

Philadelphia was set to face the 10-18 Los Angeles Angels while Atlanta went on the road to face the surging Seattle Mariners.

While the Phillies held a 4-2 lead after five innings and the Braves were in a dogfight that saw a no-hitter from both teams carried through the sixth, it looked like a golden opportunity to make up ground.

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