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The Philadelphia Phillies want to establish themselves as perennial playoff contenders.
Last season, they made the playoffs as the final Wild Card team and went all the way to the World Series.
This season, they are returning to a familiar spot.
On Tuesday night, the Phillies clinched a playoff berth with their walk-off win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
This is the first time the Phillies have made back-to-back postseasons since 2010 and 2011.
In 2022, most fans saw the Phillies celebrate each round with the song “Dancing on My Own.”
According to John Clark, the Phillies appear to be bringing back the same song for this postseason run.
Phillies clinch their second straight playoffs!
Dancing on My Own is back pic.twitter.com/Y1G3mVQ1q4
— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) September 27, 2023
The Phillies are in a much better spot this year than last.
With a Cubs loss, they clinched the first Wild Card spot last night as well.
That will give them home-field advantage for the first round.
Playing in front of the fans at Citizens Bank Park was one of the main reasons for the Phillies’ postseason success last year.
They dominated at home and rode that wave to the Fall Classic.
It will be interesting to see if the Phillies have another run in them this year.
Every team knows what the Phillies are capable of and they will not be taken lightly.
Their postseason success will come down to how well they can pitch.
Both the starters and bullpen need to be on top of their game as they get set to face some of the best lineups in baseball.
Many people are hoping to see a rematch of last year’s NLDS with the Phillies and Atlanta Braves.
If the Phillies can advance out of the Wild Card round, that is who they will most likely face.
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