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Philadelphia Phillies' 10 Item Checklist to Take NL East Lead

Gary SuessCorrespondent IJune 30, 2010

Philadelphia Phillies' 10 Item Checklist to Take NL East Lead

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1. Danys Baez Becomes the 12th Pitcher

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2. A Healthy and Effective Ryan Madson

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3. Jimmy Rollins Remains Healthy

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4. Greater Production from Left Field

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5. Consistency in Closing Games

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6. Joe Blanton Replicates Last Year's Second Half Performance

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7. J.A. Happ is Back and Productive, or Kyle Kendrick Makes a Leap in Consistency

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8. Chase Being Chase

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9. Cliff Lee is Not Traded to Mets or Braves

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10. Develop a Sense of Urgency

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The Final Word

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