One Day Catch-Up, Part 5 of 6
Padres 5, Phillies 1
Game 15 - Saturday Night, April 21st in San Diego
Record - 7-8, 4th Place, 4 1/2 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: Roy Halladay had a rare bad outing as the offensive struggles continued and the Padres won, 5-1.
What It Means: This post over at Beerleaguer sums up the current situation perfectly.
What Went Wrong: The Phillies were held to three hits and they went 1 for 6 with runners in scoring position. Halladay pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out five, but walking four. In the second, Halladay walked three batters in a row for the first time ever.
Featured Card: While the team's offensive woes continued, we spent Saturday at Disney's Hollywood Studios followed by a family birthday dinner at 'Ohana for my son Ben. We truly enjoyed our latest visit to the House that Mickey Built, and I can't wait to go back again.
Speaking of Mickey, there have been eight Mickeys to play for the Phillies since their inception in 1883 -
1. Mickey Doolin - 1905-19132. Mickey Devine - 1918
3. Mickey Haslin - 1933-1936
4. Mickey Livingston - 1941-1943
5. Mickey Micelotta - 1954-19556. Mickey Harrington - 1963
7. Mickey Morandini - 1990-1997, 2000
8. Mickey Weston - 1992
There have also been plenty of Donalds, but no Minnies, Goofys or Plutos.