As of this writing, the Phillies are three games under .500 and nine games out of first place. Roy Halladay is on the disabled list, Cliff Lee does not have a win yet.
And here comes a slideshow on why you should hold out hope for Ryan Howard and Chase Utley not for 2013, but for THIS SEASON. There is a risk to sounding like the purser on the Titanic in putting this together.
That’s not lost on me, but indulge me anyway.