The Phillies’ were in a late-season slide the last time they were in Colorado. It did not go well.

This weekend, they escaped Denver with one win in four games, and haven’t fared much better in Queens. But is this a cause for concern or a natural ebb and flow of a season?

Matt Breen and Scott Lauber discuss the Phillies’ issues as of late and how they can get back on track on the latest episode of Extra Innings, our podcast about all things Phillies.

They also analyze Bryce Harper’s ejection and Jake Arrieta’s reaction to it -- is Arrieta trying to nip something in the bud, or did he overreact?

Plus: Scott Kingery is on the injured list, but when he comes back, what will that mean for Cesar Hernandez? The Phillies second baseman hasn’t looked focused or confident as of late.

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Look for new Extra Innings episodes weekly throughout the season for analysis about the news and discussions about what fans can expect to see on the field. Plus, we’ll also bring you exclusive interviews with Phillies coaches, players and executives, providing insight beyond what you can find on

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