Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30 polls to plugged in fans from each team. Phillies fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse.
The Phillies got shellacked by the Nationals in a way that you’d think would put a dent in Phillies fans’ enthusiasm. Not so, say our current FanPulse numbers.
I know what you’re thinking: “Hey, weren’t these statistics pooled before that stupid loss to the Nats?” And the answer is, yeah, I think they were. So that sucks. I’m sure they’re different now. But if you disagree with them that much, then sign up for FanPulse and change them.
Manager Approval: 100% Yes
Okay, now I’m convinced that either not enough people are signed up for this, or that at least half the people polled are Gabe Kapler burner accounts. Not that he deserves all of the blame for the Phillies’ recent struggles, but since when did we dictate who was blamed for what around here based on what they deserved?
You know what? Me too. Let’s go into this Marlins series with all the confidence of a team that swept the Braves to start the season, not a team that got crunched and stomped by their biggest rival.
And finally, most importantly: