The Phils rallied to score 5 runs last night, but in extra innings, dropped their second straight game to the Toronto Blue Jays by a 6-5 score at home in Philly. Cole Hamels pitched 6.0 innings and gave up 5 R to bring his ERA to 7.02, as he surrendered 2 HR on the night.
For Cole Hamels, he is still sitting in career win 99 and looking to win his 100th game for his career as a Phillie.
From the Phillies press notes: Only 6 Philllies pitchers have won 100 or more games as a Phillie (3 lefthanders)
Steve Carlton (LH) – 241
Robin Roberts – 234
Grover Cleveland Alexander – 190
Chris Short (LH) – 132
Curt Simmons (LH) – 115
Curt Schilling – 101
The Phillies played their franchise game 19,998 last night, they move to Toronto to finish up the 2-game home and home series with the Blue Jays.
The series shifts to the Rogers Centre, where the Blue Jays are 5-7 there, the Phillies have a similar bad home record when playing at Citizens Bank Park, the Phils home record is now 6-9 in front of the hometown crowd.
Pitching matchups in Toronto:
Wednesday: Cliff Lee (3-2 3.00) vs. Mark Buehrle (5-1 2.25) 7:07 PM
Thursday: A.J. Burnett (2-1 2.06) vs. R.A. Dickie (2-3 5.01) 7:07 PM