Originally written on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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Hamels was lackluster during the home opener (AP) As the wind whipped and wrappers and napkins littered the field at Citizens Bank Park, the offense was once again trashed by the opponent’s starting pitcher. The flagpoles moved at a feverish pace, which is more than you can say about anyone holding a bat on the Phillies side.Omar Infante led the Marlins with a two home-run effort and Anibal Sanchez went 6 1/3 strong innings in Miami’s 6-2 victory.Once again, it was a sorry performance from all involved (save for one base-knock by Freddy Galvis). Not only did Cole Hamels struggle in the Phillies home opener, but the offense was again non-existent. Hamels allowed four runs (three earned) on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings. He struck out nine and did not walk a batter.The Marlins struck early as Jose Reyes led off with a single to right field, followed by an Emilion Bonifacio single to left field. Throw in a double steal and the Marlins were in business right away. Reyes would touch home a...
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