Phils suffering from poor RISP management

Updated: October 24, 2008, 8:15 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- If you think the Philadelphia Phillies' offensive travails are tough to watch on Fox between trips to the bathroom and the refrigerator, just imagine how exasperating the parade of despair must seem from the third base dugout at Tropicana Field.

During a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night, Philadelphia hitting coach Milt Thompson stood near the rail and watched hitter after hitter flail in big spots. When the Phillies weren't taking ...

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