Not much substance to this post, but I just have to remark after today's Rowand-inspired capstone to the team's second sweep in three series (and third in their last six), the Phillies are now only 2 games behind the Mets. If you had told me this would be the case just a few weeks ago, I'd have thought you were insane. But, it's the truth folks.
Here we can see what's happened over the past couple of weeks in graphical form. This graph (which I believe will update daily) is courtesy of The Hardball Times: