Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/13/12
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The Philadelphia Phillies' week began with a suspension coming off a series loss to a division rival. It continued with a sweep at the hands of another division foe, which led to manager Charlie Manuel calling for a closed-door team meeting. But if all is well that ends well, the Phillies are feeling a little better about themselves after taking their first series in nearly two weeks. On Sunday, there were positive vibes throughout the home clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park following the Phils' 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres. Cole Hamels, who was suspended for five days after admitting he plunked Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper a week earlier, was his usual, stellar self. Hamels held his hometown Padres to one run on five hits in seven innings. The Phillies, who have somehow lost nine of 12 games started by Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee this season, have won six straight Hamels starts. "He's been really bearing down, making good pitches when he has to, using all of hi...
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