As Michael Baumann writes on Ringer.com:
Even after taking a series from the Giants this past weekend and winning last night in Atlanta, the Phillies are 20–35, 15.5 games out of first place, with the worst record and the second-worst run differential in the National League. They’re 27th in baseball in runs scored, and have the worst team ERA. Pitching coach Bob McClure has beefed with his catchers over pitch selection, Joaquín Benoit has beefed with manager Pete Mackanin over the structure of the bullpen, and every Mike, Nick, and Jackie in the Delaware Valley is either calling in to WIP-FM to gripe or making early plans for Eagles season.
So what happened? Is this a speed bump or will the Sixers be good again before the Phillies? Even if the Phillies are heading in the wrong direction, is there anything GM Matt Klentak can do in the short term to stop it?