Hamels Extends Shut Out Streak; Blanks Marlins

Phillies 4, Marlins 0 WP – Cole Hamels (13-6, 2.91) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (3-8, 4.28) MIAMI — Cole Hamels is in a zone. The Phillies left-hander, who is still fresh off inking a six-year extension, showed his worth in another shut out performance in a 4-0 win over the Marlins. Hamels was nearly unhittable, … Continue reading Hamels Extends Shut Out Streak; Blanks Marlins

Hamels, Phillies Shut Out Braves

Phillies 3, Braves 0 WP – Cole Hamels (12-6, 3.14) LP – Mike Minor (6-8, 4.95) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies scored three runs in the 1st inning, which is all the run support Cole Hamels would get and need. Hamels pitched his first shutout of the season in the Phillies 3-0 win over the Braves, … Continue reading Hamels, Phillies Shut Out Braves

Detwiler Stifles Phils Offense In Shutout

Nationals 3, Phillies 0 WP – Ross Detwiler (6-4, 3.02) LP – Cole Hamels (11-6, 3.34) SV – Tyler Clippard (21) WASHINGTON — From the first pitch to the time he left in the seventh inning, Ross Detwiler was nothing short of masterful. Detwiler stifled the Phillies lineup as he only allowed three hits en route to a 3-0 Nationals … Continue reading Detwiler Stifles Phils Offense In Shutout

McCann Homers Against the Phillies Again; Braves Win 6-1

Braves 6, Phillies 1 WP – Ben Sheets (3-0, 0.50) LP – Cole Hamels (10-5, 3.31) ATLANTA — Brian McCann has played in six games against the Phillies. McCann has also homered in all six games against the Phillies. A three-run blast in the 5th inning gave the Braves a commanding 5-1 lead, enabling starter Ben … Continue reading McCann Homers Against the Phillies Again; Braves Win 6-1

Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

PHI: 45-54, 5th in NL East; ATL: 54-44, 2nd in NL East When: July 27-29 Where: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.23) vs Ben Sheets (2-0, 0.00) Saturday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.70) vs Mike Minor (5-7, 5.49) Sunday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 4.32) vs Tim Hudson (9-4, 3.71) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:35, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Atlanta Braves

Phillies Extend Cole Hamels to Six-Year Deal

PHILADELPHIA — All is well in Philadelphia. The Phillies have signed their home grown starting pitcher Cole Hamels to the richest deal in Philadelphia history, a six-year, $144 million deal announced by general manager Ruben Amaro. The contract will also include a vesting option for a seventh year, jumping the contract’s value up to $160 … Continue reading Phillies Extend Cole Hamels to Six-Year Deal

Giants Win in Extras; Beat Phillies In Possibly Hamels’ Last Start At Home

Giants 6, Phillies 5 WP – Sergio Romo (3-1, 0.64) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (2-4, .349) SV – Santiago Casilla (24) PHILADELPHIA — Gregor Blanco knew he messed up the suicide squeeze. What could have been the go-ahead run, Blanco whiffed on a suicide squeeze that could have scored Buster Posey and given the Giants … Continue reading Giants Win in Extras; Beat Phillies In Possibly Hamels’ Last Start At Home

Game 95: Phillies Cole Hamels vs Giants Matt Cain the Only Story

PHILADELPHIA — Centered around the Phillies season is Cole Hamels. With the team in the middle of its worst season in over a decade, retaining Hamels is their focus. With the Giants in town today, another player being the indirect focus during these contract negotiations will pitch against Hamels today. Matt Cain, whose contract is … Continue reading Game 95: Phillies Cole Hamels vs Giants Matt Cain the Only Story

Series Preview: vs San Francisco Giants

PHI: 41-52, 5th in NL East; SF: 51-41, 1st in NL West When: July 20-22 Where: Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) Probable Pitchers Friday: Vance Worley (5-5, 3.47) vs Tim Lincecum (3-10, 5.93) Saturday: Cole Hamels (11-4, 3.07) vs Matt Cain (10-3, 2.56) Sunday: Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.79) vs TBA Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, PHL 17 … Continue reading Series Preview: vs San Francisco Giants

Talks Between Phillies, Cole Hamels Intensifies

The Phillies want Cole Hamels. They want to sign Hamels so bad that the Phillies, ”are really not even entertaining (trade) offers at this point,” according to a source of Jayson Stark’s. Their goal is to sign Hamels before the July 31 deadline. More from Stark: Another source said the Phillies are now willing to sign Hamels … Continue reading Talks Between Phillies, Cole Hamels Intensifies