Top 10 Phillies Starting Pitchers of the Last 10 Years

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PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 12: National League All-Star Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies and National League All-Star Roy Halladay #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies talk during batting practice before the start of the 82nd MLB All-Star Game at Chase Field on July 12, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 12: National League All-Star Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies and National League All-Star Roy Halladay #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies talk during batting practice before the start of the 82nd MLB All-Star Game at Chase Field on July 12, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /
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PHOENIX, AZ – JULY 12: National League All-Star Cole Hamels
PHOENIX, AZ – JULY 12: National League All-Star Cole Hamels /

So many starting pitchers have come through Philadelphia the last decade, but who were the 10 best Phillies starters in that span?

When looking back at the last 10 years of Phillies baseball, people might think that a list of the top 10 starting pitchers would be loaded with All-Stars and future Hall of Famers. While that may be true for the very top of this list, the bottom part of this list is not as impressive.

The Phillies have failed to make the playoffs in every season since that 102-win season back in 2011 (which seems like it happened last century). Much of that lack of success has to do with a lack of quality starting pitching.

Since the departure of Cole Hamels, the starting pitching has been a weakness for this team and part of the reason they have not contended for a playoff spot.

Nonetheless, with the tragic, sudden passing of Roy Halladay let’s take a look at the ten best starting pitchers the Phillies have had over the past 10 seasons.

Let’s get started with one starter you probably have already forgotten, but definitely haven’t forgotten his nickname.

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