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Phillies give ball to Cole Hamels to start home opener

Of all the aces in the team's heralded rotation, Hamels is the only one with a World Series ring.

via The Winnipeg Free Press
@ Sun, Apr 8th, 2012 5:21 pm

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Philadelphia Phillies place LHP Cole Hamels, 5 others on 15-day disabled list

The move Friday was made retroactive to March 21. Hamels, a three-time All-Star and the 2008 World Series MVP, went 8-14 with a 3.60 ERA last season.

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@ Fri, Mar 28th, 2014 5:00 pm

Burnett a perfect fit for Phillies

... Questions about Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Jonathan Pettibone and Ethan Martin thinned a depleted starting corps. Cole Hamels could miss a couple of starts. The search for a fifth starter -- without Burnett's presence -- would be laborious. Instead, ...

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@ Mon, Mar 3rd, 2014 5:00 am

Sandberg's time coming soon

... against La Russa's Cardinals in 2011, but since then added Jonathan Papelbon, re-signed Jimmy Rollins and handed Cole Hamels a six-year, $144-million extension rather than turning him into two or three good, young pitchers, as the A's Billy Beane ...

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@ Sun, Jun 23rd, 2013 5:00 am

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Hamels out to handle NL East rival Fish in home opener

... toward doing exactly that on Monday afternoon, when they send Anibal Sanchez to the mound to square off against Cole Hamels in the opener of their divisional slate at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. With the Phillies (1-2) still missing slugger ...

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@ Sun, Apr 8th, 2012 5:46 pm

Phillies turn to Hamels to end losing skid

Giving the ball to Cole Hamels for the home opener was an easy decision for the Philadelphia Phillies.

@ Sun, Apr 8th, 2012 5:00 pm

Rubber match

... Phillies on Easter Sunday. The Bucs do get a bit of a break this afternoon with the Phillies electing to save Cole Hamels for their own home opener, sending Vance Worley to the mound this afternoon instead. Worley was excellent in his rookie year ...

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@ Sun, Apr 8th, 2012 5:00 pm

Sunday Afternoon Fantasy Baseball Thoughts: Anthony Rendon, Hector...

... and think he can improve upon his 2011 season. He is in his walk year and will challenge Phillies starter Cole Hamels for biggest contract next offseason. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is making some roster changes for Sunday's game against the ...

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@ Sun, Apr 8th, 2012 5:00 pm

Top pitching staffs are in coastal leagues

... five rotations in baseball as the 2012 season gets underway. 1. PHILLIES (RHP Roy Halladay, LHP Cliff Lee, LHP Cole Hamels, RHP Vance Worley, RHP Joe Blanton): So much was expected of the Phils' starting staff last year that the expectations might ...

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@ Sun, Apr 8th, 2012 5:54 am