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DIRGE FOR THE PURGE: Phillies deal on deadline

In a year that surprised fortune tellers,
The 2012 Phils turned to sellers.
Both Victorino
and Pence had to go
at the deadline, those poor outfield fellers.
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GLEE FOR THREE: Phillies earn season-best streak

After losing to Mets and Padres,
the Phils won three games in three days
for the first time this year.
The home crowd did revere
another first — of walk-off displays.

Coming off the bat of Hunter Pence,
the line drive, in the 10th, cleared the fence.
The pitcher? ‘stros’ Brett Myers —
a Phil when he retires —
but a loser in late-game suspense.