Found April 23, 2013 on Phillies Nation:
In what was one of the more miserable games of the season, the Phillies fell to the Pirates, 2-0. Hamels Moves to 0-3: -Just call it the Curse of Cliff. When your starting pitcher throws well enough that he should have a victory. Cole was pretty much on his game from the start, except for mistakes to Brandon Inge and Gaby Sanchez that hurt him. Hamels has gotten better every start since the first two duds of the year. In eight innings he gave up seven hits, two runs, one walk, and struck out six. Hamels tossed a season-high 118 pitches, with 82 strikes, a fantastic ratio. Unfortunately, it ended in a loss. -The problem was someone named Jeff Locke outdoing him. Locke didn’t really outdo Hamels, per se, but did well on his own against a lifeless offense. The lefty Locke kept the Phils off balance, allowing no runs on two hits and two walks through six innings. -Former Phillie Jason Grilli closed it out for his eighth save of the season in eight tries. He has not allowed a run yet thi...
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