Phillies' offense has gone missing
Slumping bats lead to Game 3 loss, concerns grow as Giants take NLCS lead
SAN FRANCISCO -- In the third inning of Game 3 of the NLCS here Tuesday afternoon, Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz stood on second base and said he had just one thought on his mind: Who's going to get the big hit?
After a strikeout and grounder to third, Ruiz had his answer: no one. Ninety minutes later, Ruiz again stood on second and again wondered which of his Phillies teammates would deliver the clutch knock to break his team's offensive slump. And again, he had his answer: ...
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