Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels began serving a five-game Major League Baseball suspension yesterday for intentionally hitting Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper with a pitch.
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels will miss a start against the Florida Marlins on Aug. 26 due to inflammation in his pitching shoulder, the team said.
The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to a six-year contract worth $144 million with starting pitcher Cole Hamels, USA Today reported, citing a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations.
All-Star pitcher Cole Hamels is staying with the Philadelphia Phillies under a $144 million, six-year contract extension, while Hanley Ramirez joined the Los Angeles Dodgers as the centerpiece of a four-player trade with the Miami Marlins.
The Philadelphia Phillies are headed to the National League Championship Series for the third straight year after completing a sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with a five-hit shutout by Cole Hamels .
"To have these types of guys come in and shut the door in the fashion that we did, it's pretty impressive."
- Cole Hamels on Sep 01, 2014