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Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Cole Hamels struck out 10 over eight dominant innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies salvage the finale of a four-game series with a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants.

New York Mets defeat Philadelphia Phillies 6-1

The New York Mets downed the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 on Tuesday in the opener of a brief two-game series.
Phillies' Hamels recovery pushed back

Phillies' Hamels recovery pushed back

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels will not throw for a week after experiencing continued soreness in his left shoulder, the team's official site reported Thursday.

MLB: New York Mets 6, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- David Wright's two-run homer helped New York build an early five-run lead Friday and the Mets held on to defeat Philadelphia 6-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Washington 4

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz capped a big fifth inning with a bases-clearing double Saturday and Philadelphia hung on to break Washington's seven-game winning streak, 5-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 2

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Darin Ruf smacked a go-ahead solo homer in the eighth inning Sunday and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Washington 2

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Jimmy Rollins and Carlos Ruiz rallied Philadelphia with clutch eighth-inning RBI Monday, boosting the Phillies over Washington 3-2.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels struck out eight over seven innings Wednesday and contributed a two-run single, pacing Philadelphia to a 6-2 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels breezed to complete-game victory Monday, yielding just a ninth-inning run in the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-1 win over Atlanta.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Roger Kieschnick and Joaquin Arias both singled in ninth-inning runs Thursday in rallying San Francisco to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Detroit 2, Philadelphia 1

DETROIT, July 26 (UPI) -- Alex Avila's two-run double put Detroit ahead in the fifth inning Friday and the Tigers held on to edge Philadelphia 2-1.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Philadelphia 4

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- Juan Lagares went 3-for-4 with an RBI Saturday and the New York Mets turned back Philadelphia's ninth-inning rally to get past the Phillies 5-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Washington 2

PHILADELPHIA, July 9 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels notched a second straight win for the first time this season, hurling eight solid innings Tuesday in Philadelphia's 4-2 win over Washington.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, July 4 (UPI) -- Ben Revere had three hits and two RBI and Carlos Ruiz delivered a key two-run single Thursday in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-4 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, June 21 (UPI) -- Juan Lagares drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh Friday and New York's bull pen threw three hitless frames to bring the Mets a 4-3 win over Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) pitches in the 4th inning against the Washington Nationals on May 20, 2008 at Nationals Park in Washington. Hamels struck out 11 in seven innings as the Phillies defeated the Nationals 1-0. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Colbert Michael "Cole" Hamels (born December 27, 1983 in San Diego, California) is a left-handed starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies. Hamels throws a four-seam fastball, a circle changeup, a curveball, and a cut fastball, which he added in 2010. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 2008 World Series and National League Championship Series after posting a 4–0 record in the playoffs.

Cole Hamels attended Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego, California. According to Tony Gwynn, a lot of scouts were interested in Hamels while he was pitching for RBHS because his fastball was clocked as high as 94 mph as well as his advanced secondary offerings. However, he broke his pitching arm in his sophomore year, so teams, including the San Diego Padres, lost interest. Nonetheless, Hamels was drafted in the first round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies, who held the 17th overall selection.

Hamels began his professional baseball career in 2003, pitching at Single-A Lakewood. Later that season, he was promoted to Class-A Advanced Clearwater. After the 2003 season, Hamels received the Paul Owens Award as the best pitcher in the Phillies' minor league system.

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