Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 9/28/12
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(Philliedelphia/Danielle Wilson) The 2012 Phillies' season is over. It was pretty interesting in the beginning of September, but what ever had the Phillies playing so well quickly died. Some will say, like myself, it was that weekend series in Houston that killed the Phils' hopes. Others will say it was the series loss against the Wild Card-leading Braves. Whatever the cause is, the result remains the same: 2012 is a wash. Tonight the Phillies will just aim to keep their record above .500 as they open a three-game set in Miami, where the Marlins have not had as much of a grand season as they had hoped also. Cliff Lee (6-8, 3.18 ERA) will take on Mark Buehrle (13-13, 3.84 ERA) in the opener tonight. 2012 has been a crap year for Cliff Lee. Either he pitches really well and doesn't get any run support, or he pitches well and implodes. With a 6-8 record, Lee's ERA doesn't fit well with his record. With a 3.18 ERA, Lee ranks 10th among all NL pitchers. In Lee's last start, a loss ag...
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