Focus on Brewers

Tonight’s Lineup
Rollins, ss; Werth, rf; Utley, 2b; Howard, 1b; Burrell, lf; Victorino, cf; Feliz, 3b; Ruiz, c; Moyer, p.

Downer Defeat
Yesterday’s loss was a real downer.  It can be summarized as: yet another solid start from Brett, yet another game in which the offense went flat (no base runners after the fifth inning) and a third loss in the last three weeks in which the bullpen gave up game-deciding runs in the 8th-inning.

Tense Time
Yet, we’re still in two races, NL East and NL wild card.  Losing two of three to Washington have made things more tight and tense.

We can’t worry about what the Mets or Astros or Cardinals or Cubs are doing.  The focus needs to be on each day’s game, starting with the Brewers.  These four games will go a long way toward how we and the Brewers will fare the rest of the season.

Phillies vs. Brewers
All-time   41-32
2008   1-1
2007   4-3
Citizens Bank Park 11-5
Miller Park  10-13

National TV
Tom McCarthy, Eric Karros and Ken Rosenthal comprise the broadcast team for Saturday’s FOX telecast, a 3:55 p.m. start.

Postseason Tickets
Registration is currently taking place online at for fans to be eligible to win a purchase opportunity for all three rounds of the postseason.

Online registration ends at 12:00 p.m. next Wednesday (September 17).

Even though things aren’t rosy right now, we’ve got to continue plans for the postseason, the same thing 12 other clubs are facing.






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