A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports:
• The Phillies defeated the Nationals 10-6 on Tuesday night, game one of a schedule over the final six weeks that's so favorable it's nearly unprecedented. All of Philadelphia's last 32 games are against teams with records currently below the .500 mark.
Obviously, some of Philadelphia's opponents could improve their records to .500 or better by the time they meet. For example, the Phillies have three series remaining ...