Phillies keep aim on 1st World Series title since 2008

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rob Thomson raised his bottle of bubbly for a toast within the clubhouse after the Phillies become the final crew in baseball to clinch a playoff spot. The Phillies supervisor then went to take a swig out of his bottle and — doink! The cork used to be nonetheless within.

Two rainy and wild postseason events later, Thomson has mastered the artwork of uncorking his bottle whilst guidance the Phillies towards a shot at their first World Series championship since 2008.

“How many more wins?” he requested after the Phillies gained their NL Division Series in 4 video games.

“We’ve got eight more Topper!” catcher J.T. Realmuto shouted, the use of Thomson’s nickname.

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