Originally written on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 7/4/12
The Phillies are 10 games under .500 for the first time since June of 2002. Damn. There's not much to say besides the Phillies need a freaking miracle to head to the postseason, but if they keep playing this way they may just have to give up and become sellers. After being destroyed by the Mets last night, the Phillies will look to snap their six-game losing streak with Cliff Lee on the mound. No, really... Cliff Lee (0-5, 4.13 ERA) is still winless through three months of baseball, thirteen starts and a bunch of letdowns from the lefthander. Lee has allowed five or more earned runs in three consecutive starts, holding a 8.64 ERA in that span. Lee also has a 5.68 ERA in his last eight starts. He has blown two three-run leads, one two-run lead and one one-run lead when given run support. In his last outing, on Friday against the Marlins, Lee was tagged for six earned runs on 10 hits through just 4 2/3 innings of work. Lee lost his fifth game of the year and remained winless. Lee has...
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