Offense struggles again in 4-2 loss as Phillies get swept by Rangers; lose third straight

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Phillies had nine opportunities to score with runners in scoring position on Tuesday night, and failed to capitalize on any of them. On Wednesday afternoon, in their 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers, they avoided a shutout, but only managed five hits and two walks. They only had three opportunities to score with runners in scoring position, and went 0-for-3 in those situations. It was another paltry showing from an offense that was reunited with its best hitter, in Bryce Harper. The defense wasn’t much better; though the box score showed only one error (charged to first baseman Rhys Hoskins i…

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