Found May 08, 2012 on
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Aaron Altherr, OF, Philadelphia Phillies
Current Level: A-
2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 15th
Current Value: Monitor Closely
The organization lacked a first round pick in the 2009 draft and its first actual pick (second round, 75th overall), outfielder Kelly Dugan, hasn’t done very much. The clu...
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Cole Hamels says he was just trying to bring back some old-time baseball. Major League Baseball says he was being dangerous. Hamels was suspended for five games Monday after hitting Bryce Harper with a pitch in Sunday night’s game. Hamels said after the game that the beaning was intentional, as he was trying to welcome the 19-year-old phenom to the big leagues. Many welcomed Hamels...
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...
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels has nothing against Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper. After intentionally plunking Harper in the first inning of a Phillies’ 9-3 win over the Nationals last night, Hamels came out and stated “I was trying to hit him. I’m not going to deny it.”
Nothing personal, bro.
It was a sort of throwback way of welcoming...
Cole Hamels has been suspended five games for intentionally hitting Bryce Harper in the back, and the debate is raging over whether or not he deserved it. Not if Harper deserved to be hit, mind you, but whether or not Hamels deserved a suspension. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked our Twitter followers whether or not there's a place for intentionally throwing at players in...
The world watched Bryce Harper on ESPN Sunday night, and they got the show one can expect when watching a rookie phenom when Harper stole home on a Cole Hamels pickoff attempt to first base.
Harper got on base via a hit by pitch courtesy of Hamels, who said after the game that he went after him intentionally.
Watch the video below of Harper stealing home before the MLB has it removed as usual.
Major League Baseball has suspended Cole Hamels, of the Philadelphia Phillies, for intentionally hitting Bryce Harper in the first inning of last night’s game. Without Hamels’ own admission, it is highly unlikely that any suspension would have been rendered. After yesterday’s game, Hamels openly admitted that he threw at Harper. Without his admission, MLB would have...
Jayson Werth said that Phillies’ fans yelled and booed him as he got carted off the field last week after breaking his wrist against the Phillies last week.
“After walking off the field feeling nauseous knowing my wrist was broke and hearing Philly fans yelling ‘You deserve it,’ and, ‘That’s what you get,’ I am motivated to get back quickly and see to it personally...
New York Mets (16-13) at Philadelphia Phillies (14-16) Miguel Batista (0-1, 6.92) vs. Joe Blanton (3-3, 2.83)Time: 7:05 Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Showers, 63 Media: Twitter and FacebookMike Rizzo was fined. So that’s fun.As for tonight’s game, Carlos Ruiz moves up to the 5-spot in the order. He has been their most consistent – and most awesome – offensive...
PHILADELPHIA - Jordany Valdespin gave his mom an early Mother's Day present. Valdespin's pinch-hit three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning was his first hit in the majors, and it led the New York Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Monday night. "I called my mom before the game and said if I get in the game I'd get a hit for...
PHILADELPHIA -- The New York Mets, who have made a habit of late-inning heroics so far this season, struck again Tuesday night, scoring all of their runs in the last three frames to beat the last-place Philadelphia Phillies 7-4. The Mets (17-13), who erased a 4-0 deficit, won their fourth straight game and came from behind to earn a victory for the 10th time this season. On Monday...
SEATTLE (AP) -- Justin Verlander won his 12th straight decision on the road, Prince Fielder homered and the Detroit Tigers raced to an early lead before holding on for a 6-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Verlander wasn't his sharpest, giving up three runs and seven hits. But Verlander retired nine of his final 10 batters, struck out six and went at least six...
A .500 record and alternating wins with losses for nearly two weeks have the Detroit Tigers looking for a breakout series.
The Oakland Athletics were relieved to avoid a break of a different kind.
The underachieving Tigers face the A's on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game set at O.co Coliseum.
Reigning AL Central champion Detroit (15-15) has split its last 10 games...