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May 7, 2012

Five-game suspension for Cole Hamels due to MLB disciplinary policy

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Monday, May 7, 2012

American baseball player Cole Hamels (of the Philadelphia Phillies) was suspended for 5 games due to his intentional hit by pitch to Washington Nationals rookie hitter Bryce Harper. This HBP was happened in his road-team Sunday game in Nationals Park.

In a post-game interview, Hamels admitted his intentions of (according to him) an “old-school” return to the past of baseball.

Hamels has a 2012 season record of 4-1, an ERA of 2.45 and 44 strikeouts. He has a career record of 78-55, 3.36 ERA and 1,135 strikeouts. He also won a World Series championship in 2008, where he won also the series’ Most Valuable Player award.

For the Nationals’ hitter, this is his first MLB season, with a record of .308 average and 3 runs batted in.



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