Tommy Hunter throws two pitches for first save

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Tommy Hunter throws two pitches for first save
Tommy Hunter throws two pitches for first save

Bad weather could not prevent the Phillies from having a good day Sunday at Citizens Bank Park. The crowd of 31,175 sat through the rain after a nice tribute to the 1993 team that went from worst to first to win the National League pennant a quarter-century ago. I was a beat writer for that team, and the memories come flooding back whenever I see those guys. It was especially good to see former general manager Lee Thomas, who never got enough credit for putting together that team at a time when the Phillies' resources were far more scarce than they are now. The 2018 Phils, meanwhile, squeezed four runs out of four hits and ended a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory after being outscored,

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