Originally posted on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 7/2/13
When I found out yesterday that Brandon Cumpton would be starting today's game, I kind of had a hunch that the winning streak might be coming to an end. Cumpton's one start in Triple-A since being sent back to Indianapolis was pretty ugly (five innings, eight hits, six runs) and the Phillies are a pretty average baseball team, which is generally enough to make some headway against a Triple-A pitcher.  Just like his first two starts, Cumpton battled his way through the lineup twice and then got roasted his third time through. It all came apart really quickly for Cumpton in the sixth; he gave up three singles in the first four hitters he faced, then a double and suddenly the 0-0 game was 3-0. The Pirates seemed like they were on the verge of getting back into the game a few times. Russell Martin walked to lead off the bottom of the sixth, but was then erased with an Andrew McCutchen double play before Garrett Jones's homer. In the seventh, Jordy Mercer laced a single to left a...
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