Notes From The Phillies’ 5-0 Loss To MiamiBREAKING NEWS, News, Phillies Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
- Cole Hamels pitched just five innings, but allowed only three runs on five hits and five walks.
- This was the first time in Hamels’ last 10 starts that he didn’t go at least seven innings.
- The offense was held to just five hits, and suffered their 11th shutout of the season.
- None of the team’s five hits went for extra bases.
- Ben Revere and Jimmy Rollins had two hits apiece.
- Ryan Howard had the club’s fifth hit and also worked a walk.
- Chase Utley went 0-5 and left five men on base, dropping his average to .288.
- John Mayberry started for Domonic Brown in left and went 0-4.
- B.J. Rosenberg pitched a scoreless sixth.
- Ken Giles had a scoreless seventh.
- Mario Hollands had his streak of 18 scoreless appearances snapped when he allowed a two-run homer in the eighth.
- Antonio Bastardo struck out two, coming in to finish the eighth for Hollands.
Oh look, another shutout.
Once again, the putrid lineup assembled by Ruben Amaro Jr. wasn’t interested in playing baseball.
The Phils are now a season-worst 12 games below .500, and continue to show just how bad they really are as they sink further and further into the basement of one of the worst divisions in baseball.
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