Game 143 - Sunday Afternoon, September 8th in Philadelphia
Record - 66-77, 3rd Place, 19 1/2 games behind the Braves
One Sentence Summary: Darin Ruf salvaged the well-deserved win for Cole Hamels with a solo home run in the eighth, giving the Phils a 3-2 win over the Braves.
What It Means: It means that the lowly Phillies have swept the first place Braves. The win improved Ryne Sandberg's managerial record to 13-10.
What Went Right: Hamels was spectacular yet again, with his only blemishes coming in the form of two monster home runs allowed to Braves left fielder Evan Gattis. Hamels struck out nine on the way to his seventh win of the season. Chase Utley started the scoring in the first with an RBI double, followed by an RBI single from Ruf.
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IronPigs Update #20
According to my non-scientific records, Rosenberg's sole Phillies card to date can be found in the team's 2.1 postcard set from last year. His only cards in 2013 can be found in the IronPigs' team sets.