Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 8/18/12
The Phillies have gotten off to a very bad start in this weekend series in Milwaukee. Losing the first two games by large deficits, they have just proven what this team is all about: not being able to find a solid groove. Unlike Thursday, last night's game was not a close call loss. Thanks to some horrible defense, Vance Worley and the Phillies fell into a deep hole that they were unable to come close to climbing out of. Tonight, Cole Hamels (13-6, 2.91 ERA) will take on rookie Mike Fiers (6-5, 2.63ERA) in an effort to prevent a series loss and push the Phillies towards a split in this four-game set. With a 23 scoreless-innings streak, two consecutive complete game shut outs and a drive to still reach the post season, Cole Hamels is definitely pitching like a $144 MM pitcher should be. In his past two starts, Hamels has completey dominated his opposition. On Monday in Miami, Hamels tossed a seven-hit CGSO against the Marlins to notch his 13th win of the season. Hamels struck out fi...
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