Found June 23, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
Jason Hammel is having one of the more unheralded seasons in baseball this year for the Orioles, being acquired from the Rockies (along with reliever Matt Lindstrom) for starter Jeremy Guthrie (who isn't even in Colorado's rotation anymore!). In Hammel's last two starts, against the Nationals and Braves (the two top teams in the NL East), he's allowed just one unearned run in 17 innings, while giving up six hits, two walks, and striking out 18. So to recap, against the two top teams in the second best division in baseball in his last two starts, Hammel has struck out a batter per inning and has a 0.47 WHIP. Not bad....not bad at all. Last night, Hammel's dominant start led his Orioles team to a 2-1 win over Washington. Baltimore still isn't going away! Game of the Night: Brewers 1, White Sox 0 (ten innings). Zack Greinke threw nine shutout innings for the Brewers, but didn't get a complete game, thanks to his offense giving him a grand total o...
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