Phillies alone in first place for the first time since 2011 -

Philadelphia leads Atlanta by a half-game in the National League East. The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, their 11th win in their last 15 games. At 29-20 they are in a position they haven’t seen in seven seasons: alone in first place atop the National League East.

Philadelphia has quite a bit of young talent, augmented by free agent acquisitions Carlos Santana and Jake Arrieta his offseason looking to accelerate their rebuild after averaging 93 losses over the last...

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