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Phillies Lose, 6-4, to Astros to Snap Seven-Game Winning Streak
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Phillippe Aumont had been the poster boy of the Phillies unexpected winning streak and unlikely entrance into the playoff race. Just as the team that spent the majority of the season in last place wasn’t expected to take off and make a legitimate run at a postseason berth in September, the big-armed but enigmatic reliever wasn’t supposed to suddenly become Ryan Madson incarnate as the shutdown setup man in front on Jonathan Papelbon in his first month as a major leaguer.

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