Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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PHOENIX – Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels gave up four hits over eight innings and drove in two runs at the plate, while Hunter Pence drove in two other runs, to help the Phillies to a 7-2 victory over Arizona. Hamels retired 18 consecutive batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning, and his two-out, two-run single to center field capped a five-run sixth inning for a 6-0 lead. Pence, who missed the first game of the series with shoulder soreness, singled in runs in the first and sixth to help the Phillies to win the three-game series, the first series victory for the five-time defending NL East champions since they took two of three games from Miami at Citizens Bank Park in the second series of the year. Hamels, a potential free agent after the season, lowered his ERA to 2.73 and has not given up more than three earned runs in any of his four starts this season. He is 4-1 with a 2.86 in five career starts at Chase Field. Pence is a career .365 hitter w...
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