8th time in past 14 games where the team failed to score more than 2 runs. Offense once again comes home from a good road trip and looks like garbage. How much longer is this excuse from earlier this summer going to polish up the fact that the failure to address glaring shortcomings at the trade deadline continues to leave this team short-handed?
“It’s just in and out,” said centerfielder B.J. Upton, who failed in one of the biggest spots Saturday. “We’re being pitched tough. Some guys are being pitched tougher than others. We’ve just got to keep going. It’s not going to go on like this forever.”