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Not quite a complete game shutout, but Cole Hamels still dominated in the Phillies 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Their win today puts them in position to split series tomorrow.
ANOTHER SOLID PERFORMANCE FROM HAMELS
-Aramis Ramirez led off the second inning with a home run. In the same inning, the Brewers would get a runner in scoring position with one out. Hamels was able to escape the jam with a little help from a baserunning mistake and the defense. Hamels settled down and would remain in cruise control until the eighth inning.
-Cole Hamels finished the night after 7.2 innings. He allowed three runs on eight hits and a walk. His changeup was filthy, as he struck out ten in his 14th win.
-For the twentieth time in his career, Hamels reached double digits in strikeouts.
-Hamels’ earned run average remains under three for the year, currently standing at 2.94. He continues to be the Phillies’ best pitcher this season. If there is any bright side to this 2012 seas...
BEST OF MAXIM
Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies
The Phillies have found their secret to success. Unfortunately, they only get to put their plan in action every fifth day. The secret? Run Cole Hamels out to pitch. He’ll either deliver a complete game or get you deep enough to forgo the Phillies’ sieve of a bullpen.
In Cole Hamels last three outings for the Phillies, he has shown exactly why...
Philadelphia Phillies (54-63) at Milwaukee Brewers (53-64)
Cole Hamels (13-6, 2.91) vs. Mike Fiers (6-5, 2.63)
Time: 7:10, Miller Park
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 70
Media: Twitter and Facebook
The Phillies dropped two straight to the Brewers, and will look to end their three-game losing streak. The bullpen has been the problem for the Phillies in the last two games...
MILWAUKEE -- In an otherwise disappointing season, Cole Hamels has been one of the few bright spots for the Philadelphia Phillies. Since signing a six-year, $144 million contact at the end of July, Hamels has been spectacular, allowing just two earned runs in his last three starts and pitching back-to-back complete-game shutouts. He continued his strong season Saturday, striking...
Another beauty of an outing from Cole Hamels tonight helped snap a three-game losing streak for the Phillies.
The Phillies got ahead to a 2-0 lead in the second inning on a two-run dinger by John Mayberry, Jr. which scored Laynce Nix. To follow, Erik Kratz sent a monster home run into the second deck seats in left field. Those back-to-back homers gave the Phils a 3-0 lead.
MILWAUKEE When Cliff Lee signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in December2010, putting the finishing brush strokes on a piece de resistance of a pitching rotation, the baseball world took notice.
The Phillies, it appeared, had just constructed one of the best rotations in the history of major league baseball.
That's not a title that anyone around the sport takes lightly...
We’re back with another semi-weekly minor league review, where we take a look at the various developmental levels of the Phillies’ organization and some noteworthy players from each club. This time, it’s a glance at some top performers of late, as well as those that aren’t doing so well.
Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs…
RHP Jonathan Pettibone (pictured, right...
This is why you don't fall asleep drunk at Major League Baseball games...
Check out out what happened to this Phillies fan who got three beer can stacked on his head during last Sunday's St. Louis Cardinals/Philadelphia Phillies game:
(Courtesy of The Post Game)
Philadelphia Phillies (55-63) at Milwaukee Brewers (53-65)
Kyle Kendrick (5-9, 4.54) vs. Randy Wolf (3-9, 5.65)
Time: 2:10, Miller Park
Media: Twitter and Facebook
A Phillies win today splits the series. Kyle Kendrick and Randy Wolf have both struggled this season.
The goal for Kendrick is to keep Ryan Braun in the yard. The outfielder has been...
Final: Phillies 8, Brewers 0.
WP: Kyle Kendrick (6-9, 4.20 ERA) LP: Randy Wolf (3-10, 5.69 ERA).
One of the most unlikely players to kickoff the game scoring-wise this afternoon was none other than second baseman Michael Martinez. Martinez came into today's action with just seven hits in a total of 54 2012 at-bats, and managed to take former Phillie, Randy Wolf, deep to left...
Many of us fans believe the Philadelphia Phillies are completely done, but are they? With a win over the Brewers last night, the Phillies record is now 56-65 putting the 11 games out of the Wild Card. With 41 games remaining this season, it becomes a long shot, but definitely not impossible. If the Fightins win 34 of their next 40 games, they will improve their record to 90-71. In...
Hamels saved the day again yesterday, with help from the offense, breaking a three game losing streak in a 4-3 win for the Phils. The Phillies had an early lead with John Mayberry Jr’s two run homer, and stayed strong with Erik Kratz’s monster that reached the second deck seats in left. Chase Utley scored on Howards double in the fourth to give the Phils their winning run...
Vance Worley has another bad start as the Phils lose once again to the Brew Crew, 6-2.
The Phils took the lead in the fourth as, with a runner on second, and with nobody out, Ryan Howard hits an RBI double, knocking in Chase Utley, who had started the inning off with a ground-rule double, giving the Phils a 1-0 lead. The Brewers took the lead in their half of the fourth as, with...