3 months ago
But the way he managed Wednesday night's 8-6 victory over the Nationals at Citizens Bank Park suggested he knows time is running short on the Phillies' postseason chances, particularly following a few weeks of bad losses. Kapler emptied the bullpen following a three-inning effort by starter Jake Arrieta to help secure the victory in the series finale, although he said afterward that Thursday's off-day and Saturday's roster expansions had everything to do with his aggressive use of the eight-man bullpen.
He must have bit his tongue, because Counsell remained in the dugout for arguably the most maddening moment of his team's season -- and maybe Milwaukee's most exhilarating win. It was a crazy, 13-12 triumph over the Reds that spanned 10 innings, featured four ties and five lead changes, defensive gems and disputed calls aplenty, and was led by a National League Most Valuable Player Award candidate, Christian Yelich, who did everything but pitch.
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