PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For nearly three months, the battle cry surrounding the Philadelphia Phillies was this: Just wait until Chase Utley and Ryan Howard are back.
Well, they're here and the Phillies can't win with them.
They've lost 10 of 11 since Utley, the five-time All-Star second baseman, made his season debut on June 27. They lost three straight games after Howard, the former NL MVP, returned last weekend.
The five-time defending NL East champions limped into the All-Star break at 37-50 after setting a franchise-record with 102 wins last year. They're on pace to become the first team in major league history to lose 90 games the season after winning 100.
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