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Jason Vargas Finishes Off Phillies for Mariners Series Victory

Jun 19, 2011, 8:57 PM EDT

Phillies fans may not have known who Jason Vargas was before this afternoon’s game, but after a 3 hit, complete game shutout of our first place baseball team, we’ll certainly remember it.

Cole Hamels was great for most of the game, but a few costly mistakes coupled with a nonexistent offense gave the Mariners the edge for the day and a weekend series victory.

On to St. Louis where the Phillies get the advantage of using their pitchers as hitters and some Ryan Howard home cooking…