After taking the front end of the twin bill, 6-4, they ran out of gas as the Phillies gained a split on Saturday. Placido Polanco and Bobby Abreu each drove in three runs in the nightcap, powering the Phillies to a 10-4 win over the Padres in front of 35,239 fans, who were treated to human cannonballs in between games.
August 3, 2003
With an injury to Hector Mercado, the Phillies decision on what to do when Brandon Duckworth returns from the DL may be put on hold. Sooner or later though, it's likely that they'll have to decide what to do with Joe Roa and how he may or may not fit into their future plans.
April 19, 2003