Originally written on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 8/7/12
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Last night was just another example of the 2012 Phillies. Poor play, no drive to play for win and the inability to hit with runners in scoring position. Vance Worley allowed four earned runs on six hits through 3 2/3 innings, but left early with what was later diagnosed by Charlie Manuel as "stomach issues". The Phils lost pretty heavily to their NL East rivals last night, but Cole Hamels (11-6, 3.34 ERA) has the chance to even up the series tonight. He'll take on Mike Minor (6-7, 5.01 ERA) in game two of three against the Braves tonight. In Hamels' last start, against the Nationals on Thursday, he was tagged for three earned runs on eight hits over seven innings in a losing effort. Hamels allowed the three runs in the second and third innings and was smooth sailing from then on out. With Ross Detwiler holding the Phillies scoreless through seven innings of his own, Hamels was given no run support and was handed his sixth loss of the season. Hamels has not won a game since July 15 ...
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