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Believe It Orr Not: Phillies at Mets, August 28, 2013

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Somehow, we have reached a new low.

Look at me! I can fly!
Look at me! I can fly!
J. Meric

When I emailed my fellow TGP writers this afternoon about Pete Orr playing left field tonight, no one replied to me for 40 minutes. While they were all probably busy with their jobs, I prefer to imagine that they sat motionless at their desks, openmouthed in shock. Or that they kept reloading the email and wondering why it was blank, because just as the indigenous people of the Bahamas couldn't see Christopher Columbus' ship, my colleagues couldn't see the contents of my email. That's how ridiculous this is.

Tonight's outfield has Orr in left, Bernadina in center, and Mayberry in right. Ryne Sandberg should apologize to Cole Hamels for 24 solid hours for putting that outfield behind him.

Yes, we've reached a new low. It's nice that in this season of lows that the Phillies can still surprise us and reach new heights... of lows.

Discuss the game in the comments below.


Current Series

4 game series vs Mets @ Citi Field

Mon 08/26 WP: Cliff Lee (11 - 6)
SV: Jonathan Papelbon
LP: Zack Wheeler (6 - 3)
2 - 1 win
Tue 08/27 WP: Jon Niese (6 - 6)
LP: Kyle Kendrick (10 - 11)
0 - 5 loss

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@ New York Mets Amazinavenue_mAmazin' Avenue

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
Citi Field

Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing in from right field at 1-5 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

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Cole Hamels

#35 / Pitcher / Philadelphia Phillies

6-3

195

L

L

Dec 27, 1983



Daisuke Matsuzaka

#16 / Pitcher / New York Mets

6-0

185

R

R

Sep 13, 1980