According to Todd Zolecki, Cole Hamels had a pair of surgeries today. Hamels had loose bodies removed from left elbow as well as surgery to repair a hernia. Both surgeries were minors – the loose bodies being a routine procedure and common among starting pitchers. Hamels should begin throwing again in 3-to-4 weeks.
CUST, HEILMAN RELEASED — Through the course of the season, the Phils added pitcher Aaron Heilman and hitter Jack Cust to their minor league roster. Well as of today, both players were released. Cust’s stint with the Phils organization lasted about two weeks. On a side note, Matt Gelb re-hashed a nice little piece written … Continue reading Pregame notes 8.20.11