Some things never change.  The Mets always collapse, the NFL pre-season bores me to death, Brad Lidge can't consistently end games quickly, and the Phillies always find a way to overpower opponents.  Tonight was a classic display of what the Phillies have been known to be about, 9 of there 12 runs coming from Utley, Howard, and Werth, the 3-4-5 hitters.  Seven of the twelve runs came from the long ball another thing the Phillies have been known for.  Of course, as I mentioned earlier, Brad Lidge nearly blew another win, but that's for later.Something else you can usually count on is a not-so-great start from Joe Blanton.  Granted, Joe has been impressive lately, but today Blanton went back to his normal not great pitching.  Home runs got to Joe...

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