Hey are you finished mourning the Eagles yet? You might want to keep that regular-season finale against the Cowboys in the DVR for a few more months, because you are probably not going to want to make new memories involving the Philadelphia Phillies this year.
In fact, this is likely to be the worst Phillies team since 1997, the year that journeyman Mark Leiter was the number two starter behind ace Curt Schilling, Ricky Otero and Midre Cummings split centerfield, and the team dropped 94 unwatchable games. (The 2000 club was technically worse but underperformed its run differential and at least sported several of the team's future standouts, including Pat Burrell, Jimmy Rollins, Bobby Abreu, Vicente Padilla, and Randy Wolf).
Like the '97 squad, the 2014 Phillies will feature a handful of stars but a surrounding cast of aging or below-average players that might drag them down to 90 losses or more.
Now, I know what you're thinking: How can the Phillies be so bad?