Phillies find themselves in second place, 2.5 games behind the Braves.
They will play only NL East teams between now and the All Star Game break. They have 14 games on the next 14 days, a day off on July 1, and then 6 more games until the AS break. This is an important part of the schedule. I hope they can do well and stay with or gain some on Atlanta.
The injuries have taken a toll but I am optimistic that they can maintain their position in second place and at least not let the Braves get too far ahead of them. Of course, ideally they catch the Braves by the All Star Break. Right now, they have a 5 game lead over the third place Mets.