Game 148 - Sunday Afternoon, September 16th in Philadelphia
Record - 76-72, 2nd place, 6 1/2 games behind the Braves
One Sentence Summary: The Phillies couldn't regain an early lead, falling to the Marlins, 6-4.
What It Means: The Braves keep losing too, prolonging this agonizing September.
What Happened: Cesar Hernandez homered (13) off the first pitch he saw from the Marlins' Jose Urena. Luis Garcia gave up three Marlins runs in the 6th to seal the win. The Phillies made it interesting, scoring twice in the 9th but Rhys Hoskins struck out with a runner on second to end the game.
Roman Quinn drove in a pair of runs. Aaron Altherr didn't enter the game until the 7th but still had two hits.
Field Report: I had to fly out of Philadelphia for a brief work trip, and I took this picture from the plane just as the game was ending. From this height, you can't tell the Phillies are having an awful September.