Coronavirus has Phillies against the ropes with daunting schedule ahead

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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The Phillies are back on the field, that's the good news. The bad? They're in last place with a brutal 56 games in 54 days coming up.

The Philadelphia Phillies have their work cut out for them if they are going to make the 2020 MLB playoffs.

A slow start, a coronavirus scare and an unexpected week off from play has the team sitting at the bottom of the standings with a brutal 56 games in 54 days on the horizon.

At 1-3, every game from here on out will take on more importance.

6abc Sports Director Ducis Rodgers and starting pitcher Jake Arrieta explore the cause of the slow start and the uphill battle facing the team in this week's Sports Flash.