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As a Phillies fan, I am hoping that the 2010 Philadelphia Phillies' season is not becoming that of the New York Mets' 2009 season, one riddled with injuries and a lost season before the All-Star break I can hear the laughing all the way from Queens. Really though, here's what the Phillies awful 9-1 loss means: The Phillies are in third place, 1.5 games behind the Mets and a half-game behind behind Washington. A win today by the Phillies only assures them to be a half-game behind the Mets. Not to mention what Washington does. The wheels have come off the bus for the Phillies. Jimmy Rollins, J.A. Happ, Ryan Madson, and Joe Blanton are currently on the DL, and the players missing time this season already include Placido Polanco, Shane Victorino, and Brad Lidge. Lidge pitched one-third of ...

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