PHILADELPHIA — Rarely does the darkest moment of a baseball career unfold as publicly as it did with Alec Bohm. To commit three errors in as many innings and be caught on camera muttering “I hate this place,” as Bohm was at Citizens Bank Park last season during an April 11 game against the Mets, can be scarring. In an exacting town such as Philadelphia, forgiveness is never guaranteed.

But Bohm did what others might not have that infamous evening 18 months ago, owning his mistake and apologizing for it. Phillies fans largely absolved him. And the relationship has since evolved in remarkable ways. No one has since personified the club’s defensive renaissance more fully than Bohm, who made three slick plays Tuesday night in Philadelphia’s 10-0 drubbing of the D-backs in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series.

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