Aug 162011
Phillies Injury Update: Hamels gets MRI on shoulder

Well, this isn’t a surprise.  A Phillies player has an injury that is at first downplayed but now sounds ominously serious. Per Leslie Gudel, on Monday Cole Hamels underwent a precautionary MRI on his left pitching shoulder.  Hamels struggled in his last start, afterward offering up the excuse of a “dead arm” due to his [More…]

Aug 132011
Cole Hamels deals with stiff arm in loss to Nationals

An off night for Cole Hamels may have an explanation.  Per Phillies manager Charlie Manuel, Hamels is dealing with a stiff arm. “[Cole] was stiff,” Manuel said in his post-game presser.  “It looked like was having a hard time getting loose.  He didn’t have command and his shoulder wasn’t getting loose. He was having a hard time [More…]