The Phillies lost yet another series as the second month of the season winds down. The skid continues and we don’t know if/when it will end.
Phillies baseball has been a grind to get through day in and day out for fans. Despite the lack of production on the field more than 625,000 fans have crossed through the gates at Citizens Bank Park.
Cincinnati provided a handful of bright spots through the clouded mess of a season, and nearly handed the Phillies a series win. Tommy Jospeh and Aaron Altherr continued to swing a hot bat, while Odubel Herrera and Maikel Franco are ice cold.
Pitching was also all across the spectrum, with no starters pitching past the sixth inning, and two allowing more than five earned runs in their outing.
Here’re five things we learned from the series against Cincinnati.