Friday, November 4, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, November 4, 2022 -- "Phillies Chas-tened"

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"The Phillies bullpen, though, is the story of this postseason. Phillies relievers have allowed just three runs in 23 2/3 innings in this World Series. They are striking out the Astros, a very hard team to strike out, 30% of the time. It was just not possible to see this coming."