In 2013, he has seven defeats through 10 starts.
It has been that kind of year for Hamels. It's also been that kind of year for the unpredictable Phillies.
Hamels pieced together another respectable outing, throwing six innings of two-run ball against the last-place (13-32) Marlins, while striking out 10. The offense, however, mustered only one run in a 5-1 loss to Miami on Monday night.
The Phillies (21-24) have now lost three straight games to the Marlins and are 4-4 against the NL East doormats thus far.
The Phillies are 1-9 in games started by Hamels. In the left-hander's last eight starts, the offense has scored a total of 13 runs with him in the game. In his 62 2/3 innings this season: 20 runs.
Hamels finished with 89 pitches, 67 for strikes. He was lifted for a pinch hitter and a golden opportunity for the Phillies to score in the top of the seventh inning, but it went wasted. Down 2-1, the Phillies put runners on the corners with one out. Laynce Nix relieved Hamels and flew out to shallow right field. Jimmy Rollins then grounded out to second to complete the failed threat.
CSNPhilly.com's Jim Salisbury tweeted this after the loss: "Very unusual. Cole Hamels would not speak to reporters tonight."
Can you blame Hamels for being frustrated?
Domonic Brown was the only source of offense. He hit his eighth home run of the season, giving him the team high.
Tuesday does not get easier. Next up for the Phillies is Miami's Jose Fernandez (2-2, 3.48 ERA). Last time the 20-year-old saw the Phillies (May 4), he posted this line: 7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 9 K. Fernandez will be opposed by Tyler Cloyd.