The Phillies are running out of gas for the fourth straight September, losing game after game to teams they should be beating, particularly at home.
At 72-72, they are in danger of not only missing the playoffs but missing a chance at their first winning season since 2011.
There’s a lot to discuss right now.
Will Joe Girardi be back? Does he want to be back?
How does Dave Dombrowski go about fixing this in the offseason? It will require a large-scale reshaping of the roster.
What is Alec Bohm’s future? What about Mickey Moniak? Adam Haseley? All first-round picks at positions of need, yet not solutions for the Phillies at the big-league level right now.
How about Zach Eflin, who will not be ready for spring training?
Big picture takeaways from the end of the Vince Velasquez era.
On a positive note, is Bryce Harper the MVP given the slump of Fernando Tatis Jr. and the Padres? We go over Harper’s biggest competition.
It’s all on today’s Phillies Talk podcast.