These Phillies just getting started

Even though they have the best record in baseball, Philadelphia thinking even bigger

Originally Published: June 30, 2011
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- The manager of the team with the best record in baseball rubbed the white hair on top of his head and made a confession. Charlie Manuel admitted on Wednesday that his team is better than he sometimes makes it out to be. And there have been times, he said, when he's had to take a step back, ignore the slumps and the injuries and the zeroes on the scoreboard, and remind himself of that.

"Sure, I've had to do that," said the manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. "Without a doubt, ...

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