Hit me here, not there. Hit me here, not there. Hit me in the ribs, don’t go for the head.
Oh, those were the days. The Phillies were a good team. Now they are languishing.
Meanwhile, the outfield conundrum continues. I assume that Cliff Lee will be facing three right-handed outfielders, by name of Kemp, Puig, and Van Slyke. Scott Van Slyke has really raked against lefties, leaving little chance that either Ethier nor Crawford will be starting tonight.
Kershaw and Ellis are on the mend, but still won’t be back for a little bit. So the Dodgers’ job this series is to take two or three from the Phillies, while the Giants and Rockies battle it out for second place. San Diego visits the red-hot Brewers. The Diamondbacks are already eight games down.