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Talk about a great way to generate a run against a tough pitcher. Watch this video as Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper steals home and scores on a pick-off throw to first base by Phillies' pitcher Cole Hamels.
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This is pretty awesome. Cole Hamels hit Bryce Harper in the first inning, and Harper moved up to third on a Jayson Werth single. Hamels threw over to first to check on Werth, and as soon as he released the pitch, Harper made a beeline towards the plate, and slid in safely. You can say what you want to say about Harper's attitude and how the media portrays him, but there is no...
Bryce Harper stole home last night in the first inning, adding to his already impressive start in the big leagues. The guy in this picture was sitting behind home plate, and it seems like he’s pretty fired up about Bryce’s work thus far.
Cole Hamels admits it: He plunked rookie phenom Bryce Harper on purpose.
''I was trying to hit him,'' the Philadelphia lefty said. ''I'm not going to deny it.''
That startling bit of honesty came after Hamels nailed the Washington teen with a fastball in the small of the back his first time up during the Phillies' 9-3 win Sunday night. The...
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"It’s just, ‘Welcome to the big leagues. I was trying to hit him. I mean, I’m not going to deny it." (Cole Hamels, via CSN Philly.com, 5/7/2012)
"I'm not going to injure a guy. They're probably not going to like me for it. But I'm not going to lie and say I wasn't trying to do it." (Cole Hamels...
Nationals rookie steals home in retaliation
Cole Hamels hit Bryce Harper in the backside. AP
Yep, this is a rivalry. Get on board.
After losing two straight games to the Washington Nationals this weekend, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels had seen enough. Hamels took matters in to his own hands by sending a deliberate message to the NL East leading...
In Sunday evening’s game between the Phillies and Nationals, Philadelphia pitcher Cole Hamels drilled Washington rookie phenom Bryce Harper with a pitch in Harper’s first at-bat, seemingly to send a message to the young star. Hamels later confirmed that he intentionally threw at Harper, saying he did it to welcome Harper to the big leagues. [...]
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels admitted last night that he intentionally hit Washington Nationals rookie phenom Bryce Harper with a pitch in the first inning of Sunday night’s game.
“I was trying to hit him,” Hamels said. “I’m not going to deny it.”
As crazy as that may sound to you, his reasoning for it borders on insanity. Hamels told reporters that...
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels has been fined and suspended five games for intentionally throwing and hitting Washington Nationals rookie outfielder Bryce Harper last night.
Unless appealed, Hamels is scheduled to begin serving his suspension Monday night when the Phillies hosted the New York Mets.
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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole...
Better late than never, it's your weekly announcing schedule for Major League Baseball. Surprisingly, rookie/lightning rod Bryce Harper and his Nationals (I can't believe I just typed that) are not featured nationally at all this week. Instead, it's a steady dose of the usual suspects with the weekend's marquee games focusing on the AL West battle between the...
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels has been suspended five games for intentionally throwing at Washington rookie Bryce Harper.
Major League Baseball announced the penalty Monday. Hamels also was fined.
Hamels plunked Harper in the small of the back with a fastball in the first inning Sunday night. The Phillies won 9-3 and Hamels admitted that he deliberately threw at Harper...
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels has been officially suspended for 5 games by Major League Baseball after he admitted to intentionally throwing at Washington Nationals young phenom Bryce Harper. I can’t say that I’m very surprised about the suspension. The punishment fits the crime as Hamels will only have to miss one start in the Phillies rotation. If Hamels would have...
According to Phillies beat writer Todd Zolecki, Cole Hamels has been suspended 5 Games by the MLB for intentionally throwing at Nationals rookie Bryce Harper.
The 5 game suspension was largely in part to Cole openly admitting to plunking Harper during the Phillies 9-3 win on Sunday night. Hamels put it simply:
"I was trying to hit him. I'm not going to deny it"