Phillies rally in the ninth, only to fall short (again) to the Braves in extra innings

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA 1 For the second time in the past three games, a Phillies’ slugger tied it up with a home run in the ninth, only to see his team squander it in extra innings. On Monday, in game one of a doubleheader against the Braves, it was Bryce Harper who hit the home run and the bullpen who squandered it. On Tuesday night against the Braves again, it was Trea Turner who hit the home run, to tie the game at 6-6 in the ninth, and the bottom five hitters in the lineup who squandered it. Phillies lose, 7-6, in extras. By the fifth inning, the Phillies had dug themselves into a 6-1 hole. Zack Whe…

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