Cole Hamels was absolutely dominant last night on the mound, throwing his first complete game since September 2011 and his first shut out since September 2009 in his 100th career start at Citizens Bank Park. Today, Hamels spoke about why he re-signed with the Phillies.
Check out today's interview from MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM with Jim Memolo and Jeff Nelson. You can listen to it here. A few highlights:
To Hamels, pitching is not just the mechanics of the game, but rather an experience of a town, and Philadelphia gives so much meaning to the game.
"There's a lot more than goes on than throwing a baseball. You want to throw a baseball in a place that is well-recieved...and the City of Philadelphia has been great to not only myself and my family and my wife and kids but the fans."
The sellout streak ended the other night. Does that mean anything?
"They're going to start another streak."
Hamels also stated how much he believed in his Phillies team. Despite w...