The Cold Cole Hamels

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Cole Hamels pitched seven innings, gave up three runs and struck out nine against the Nationals on Thursday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

If the Phillies beat the Diamondbacks Friday night, they will have the same record in Joe Blanton's 21 starts that they do in Cole Hamel's 21 starts (12-9). Who would have thunk that back on Memorial Day.

Hamels was breezing along at 8-1 with a 2.43 ERA. Since then, he is 3-5 with a 4.18 ERA. And his ERA in his last three starts is 5.09.

Here are Hamel's numbers break down:

       Through 
May 28 
Since 
    June 2 
 Starts 11  10 
 Record 8-1   3-5 
 Phils' W-L 9-1  3-8 
 ERA 2.43  4.18 
 Innings 70.1  75.1 
 Hits 57  72 
 Runs 20  39 
 Earned Runs      19  35 
 Walks 14  26 
 Strikeouts 72  75 
 Home Runs 12 

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