Left-handed starting pitcher Cole Hamels has been one of the more consistent starters for the Philadelphia Phillies since making his major league debut in 2006. Apparently the Phillies thought highly enough of Hamels to sign him to a six-year, $144 million contract extension, the second-highest valued contract for a pitcher in ... Read More
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino took advantage of the team's off day yesterday by using the evening to host his third annual celebrity fashion show at the Union League of Philadelphia to benefit the Shane Victorino Foundation. Among the Phillies to participate were Kyle Kendrick, Mike Fontenot, Cole Hamels, John Mayberry, Jr., Jonathan Papelbon, Hunter Pence, Chad Qualls, ... Read More
Posted By Gordon Dixon On June 8th 2012. Under MLB Tags: aj burnett, aroldis chapman, barry zito, Carlos Zambrano, cj wilson, cliff lee, cole hamels, joba chamberlain, john lackey, jonathan papelbon, Josh Beckett, Roy Halladay, sports illustrated poll, Stephen Strasburg, tim lincecum, Ubaldo Jimenez, zack greinke .
The folks over at Sports Illustrated have brought us a few polls over the last few months that have been good conversation starters. Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski was named MLB's meanest player. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison was voted the equivalent for the NFL. In the broadcast booth ... Read More
In Sunday evening's game between the Phillies and Nationals, Philadelphia pitcher Cole Hamels drilled Washington rookie phenom Bryce Harper with a pitch in Harper's first at-bat, seemingly to send a message to the young star. Hamels later confirmed that he intentionally threw at Harper, saying he did it to welcome Harper ... Read More