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Monday, September 19, 2005
Phils Reviving Respect? That 10-run ninth inning Saturday night was a party, even if Marlins miscues helped. So is winning 7 of 8 down the stretch here. Has the team finally found the will and character to become a winner? Or am I getting suckered in? They did, after all, lose big to Florida yesterday. See game story. Columnist Karen Heller, for one, writes she finds it painful to see her husband, an ardent fan, get so wrapped up in a team that so inevitably disappoints. Read her column about it and join her online chat this morning at 11. This week could prove decisive, writes Jim Salisbury in his "On Baseball" column.