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Perhaps a moral victory remained in the near comeback. That’s what Halladay does: leaves teams searching for silver linings and hopeful sentiments on nights where even one mistake would be too many.
“That’s one thing that Jayson (Werth) brought to our team, that never-say-die mentality,” Desmond said. “He wants to win. That’s what getting a playoff-caliber free agent does. He comes in here and makes us believe in ourselves. We’ve got to keep on pushing.”
But Lannan wanted more than a moral victory.
“You’ve got to match (Halladay) and I didn’t do that,” he said. “Those are the guys that teams turn to to get wins. I want to be like that.”
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