The Philadelphia Phillies fell just short of the playoffs repeatedly during the 2001-06 seasons that led up to their five straight NL East Division crowns.
The failure of four key hitters - Domonic Brown, Darin Ruf, Cody Asche, and Tommy Joseph - to develop as hoped helped lead to the Phillies 2013-18 collapse.
The 2009 pitcher for our 'Phillies 50' random contribution is reliever Steven Register who appeared in just one game for that pennant-winning club.
The Phillies 50 series moves on to 2010's random pitcher, right-hander Scott Mathieson, who went on to have a successful career pitching in Japan.
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