Enhanced Box Score: Phillies 4, Cubs 3 – August 11, 2009
Sure, the Cardinals, Rockies and Giants all lost, so everyone says “at least the Cubs didn’t lose a game in the standings.” I’ve always hated that expression. Of course they lost a game – because they lost tonight, they remain 3 games out in the Central and the Wild Card. If they had won, they’d be 2 back. That’s a lost game in the standings, folks.
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