The Phillies Buck a Trend in the City of Tankerly Love
A city well-versed in expressing its displeasure has had ample practice in recent times.
- The Eagles look like they even suck at revenge;
- The 76ers have taken suckitude to new levels; and
- The Flyers at least paid tribute to the ghost of Ed Snider before setting up early tee times.
Then there are the Phillies.
And 2016 looked like it was gonna be another suckfest.
Believe it or not, May has been more of the same. Here's an example:
Pat Gillick is an alchemist.
The city sorely missed his influence.
Not bad for being in a division that only has one team below .500.
It might even be safe at long last for Santa to show up and throw out a first pitch. That'd be a welcome change.