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Gamethread 8/11: Orioles at Phillies

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Win. Or else....

Baltimore Orioles v Philadelphia Phillies Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

You know when the Phillies play bad teams, yet somehow still get the everlasting crap beat out them?

That’s the fear that exists right now with this three game set against the Baltimore Orioles. On paper this shouldn’t be a close one. The Phillies have the edge in almost every category you can think, but Baltimore has actually played quite well thus far this season. It’s the exact type of perfect storm that could see the team getting swept at home. Hopefully, tonight, the Phillies put those fears to rest and open with a bang.

For the Phillies:

For the Orioles:

See, that’s a lineup that doesn’t invoke fear but man does this series scare me.

First pitch is at 7:05, so let’s chat about it.