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Picks of the Pen: The Immortal Zim Bear

... save statisticA and offers a few ideas on how relief pitchers can be better evaluated. Joe Soriano wrote aboutA Cole Hamels' contractA negotiatio ns A or lack thereof and the implications of Hamels wanting a $100 million contract because that's the ...

via Call to the Pen
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 pm

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Papelbon suspended and it could've been avoided

... for the actions of our player yesterday." - Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) September 16, 2014 In 2012, Phillies starter Cole Hamels admitted to intentionally hitting Nationals star Bryce Harper and served only a five game suspension. This hints that Papelbon ...

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@ Thu, Sep 18th, 2014 5:00 am

Phillies' pitch one of just 11 combined no-hitters, one of MLB's rarest feats

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon , relief pitcher Ken Giles , relief pitcher Jake Diekman , and starting pitcher Cole Hamels are interviewed after a combined no hitter against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

via Call to the Pen
@ Wed, Sep 3rd, 2014 5:00 am

Philadelphia Phillies unlikely to deal Cole Hamels

Jul 29, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels pitches during the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field.

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@ Wed, Jul 30th, 2014 5:00 pm

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Infante leads Marlins over Phillies 6-2

Sanchez allowed two runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings, outpitching two-time All-Star Cole Hamels .

via HeraldNet
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 pm

Lidge says he's still a Phillies fan

... won five consecutive seasons, is more open this year. "I still think at end of the year Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels and Vance Worley, [Kyle] Kendrick, [Joe] Blanton, whoever else they have out there, they are going to win a lot of games," ...

@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am

Omar Infante Homers TwiceSeriously, He Hit Two Home Runs

... the pitching staff lying to wait, ready to deliver a knockout blow to the upstart team with the crazy manager.A Cole Hamels looked dominant at times, as evidenced by his nine strikeouts.A He also looked like he was struggling, as evidenced by the ...

via That Balls Outta Here
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am

The Face of a Rivalry

... what makes and breaks it. The players don't really care about rivalries, because most of those guys are friends. Cole Hamels doesn't have any problem with Logan Morrison, and Josh Johnson doesn't lay awake at night thinking about how he is going to ...

via NBC Philadelphia
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am