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Game Thread 6/14: Phillies at Braves

Here it is. The first of 26 straight NL East games.

MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Philadelphia Phillies Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

I hope you like the NL East, because you’re about to see a lot of it. Sure, going 3-3 in two series with the middling-to-bad Reds and Diamondbacks makes the point that any division is dangerous for the Phillies to play in when they’re not functioning. But now, with the Braves having overtaken first place, it’s a lot easier to get buried in the division. Hold onto your hats and settle for nothing less than a sweep. Let’s get emotionally unhinged!!