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Hammel, Cubs hope comforts of home hold key vs. Sox

The Cubs-White Sox Interleague series shifts to Wrigley Field on Wednesday, with Jason Hammel facing Anthony Ranaudo, who will be making his White Sox debut. The Sox won both games during the South Side portion of the crosstown battle.
20 hours ago

Hammel: 'I felt pretty good'

Jason Hammel talks about his outing in the Cubs' 5-2 win over the Brewers on Friday night.
Via CSN Chicago
4 days ago

Do The Cubs Have A Solution to ‘Second Half Hammel’ Problem?

When Jason Hammel went out to the mound for his first start of the second half of the season last Saturday, a lot of fans watched with anxiety over what the results might look like. The long-held and frequently cited theory is that, as soon as the schedule officially moves across the midpoint, Hammel turns […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hammel receives 5 free cartons of potato chips

Who doesn't like potato chips? Who doesn't like receiving five free cartons of potato chips? Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel was delighted by the surprise care packages of several flavors of chips that arrived on Wednesday.
7 days ago

Dream diet: Cubs' Hammel loads up on chips to avoid cramping

CHICAGO (AP) Jason Hammel says potato chips have helped end chronic cramping issues. Now the Chicago Cubs right-hander has enough salty snacks to last the rest of the season. Hammel was greeted at his Wrigley Field locker Wednesday morning by a 6-foot high stack of cardboard boxes filled with chips. They were a gift of Pennsylvania-based Utz. ''That's classic,'' a smiling Hammel...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hammel surprised with a 6-foot stack of chips at his locker

Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel was surprised with a 6-foot stack of chips at his locker on Wednesday.
Via CSN Chicago
7 days ago

Jason Hammel ate potato chips on doctor’s orders…and it worked

Jason Hammel, who had some cramping in his pitching hand before the All Star Break which forced him to leave a game early, got a life altering suggestion from a team doctor. It isn’t what you think it would be, but it is glorious advice: “For my cramps, if it’s a chronic thing, [the doctor] said, ‘Potato chips,’ because they have a lot of potassium and obviously the sea...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Hammel says 'potato chip prescription' worked wonders

Chicago Cubs hurler Jason Hammel credits a bizarre dietary change -- ordered by a team doctor -- with helping him win on Saturday.Hammel left his last start on July 7 with cramping in his right hand, a recurring ailment, and afterward he says he got a call from a team doctor with a suggestion to try over the All-Sar break."For my cramps, if it's a chronic thing, [the doctor] said...
Via FOX Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel hopes that eating potato chips will help prevent cramps

How’s this for a revolutionary new dietary technique amongst pro athletes? According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN on Saturday, Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel, who has battled cramping in his legs and hands this season, is adopting a drastic measure to get the sodium and potassium intake necessary to combat the cramps: eating potato chips in the dugout during starts. “We’re addressing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Hammel jokes about playing hooky to see Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam announced on Tuesday that they will play two concerts at Wrigley Field in August, much to the delight of their Chicago-based fans. One of those fans is Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel, who is already cracking jokes about playing hooky to catch the concert: Dear Theo, I think I'm gonna b feeling really sick on Aug 20&22. I should stay home n get some rest. Thx 4 understanding...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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