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Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby joecahill » Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:17 pm

Hamels turned his ankle in the top of the fifth trying to field a bunt. After a visit to the mound by the coaches, he went to throw a practice pitch and immediately walked off the field. That's a shame...he was off to a great start again. Fastball consistently 91-92, change consistently 77-79. He did walk off the field under his own power, without a limp.
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby CBMGreatOne » Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:21 pm

joecahill wrote:Hamels turned his ankle in the top of the fifth trying to field a bunt. After a visit to the mound by the coaches, he went to throw a practice pitch and immediately walked off the field. That's a shame...he was off to a great start again. Fastball consistently 91-92, change consistently 77-79.


He turned it pretty hard, but it would be impossible to guess the severity of the injury. Hopefully it's nothing too serious, but my gut says a trip to the DL is better than even money. It'd be hard to imagine him making his next start.
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby chargerss24 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:05 pm

Nice. Do we want to take up an injury pool on what will happen to him next? %-6
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby bazzy_51 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:06 pm

i mean can we catch a break at some point this season? 4.1 IP 4H, 2BB, 4K but more importantly zero ER, but doesn't qualify for win again... just traded for him on a buy low already, and looked like tonight that trade was gonna pay off in a big big way, its a shame hopefully nothing bigger then a sprain, hurt like hell but manageable...
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby Raider704 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:31 pm

bazzy_51 wrote:i mean can we catch a break at some point this season? 4.1 IP 4H, 2BB, 4K but more importantly zero ER, but doesn't qualify for win again... just traded for him on a buy low already, and looked like tonight that trade was gonna pay off in a big big way, its a shame hopefully nothing bigger then a sprain, hurt like hell but manageable...


Whoa wait...He left in the 5th inning after Philly was already up 5-0. How does he not get a win? Is this another mistake by Yahoo or some crazy rule I don't know about?
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby Skimo77 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:36 pm

i believe its 5 2/3's innings the starter has to pitch to be qualified for the win... which i have always thought is dumb because a relief pitcher can pitch 1 out and get the win... but those are the rules.
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby StudentOfTheGame » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:39 pm

Skimo77 wrote:i believe its 5 2/3's innings the starter has to pitch to be qualified for the win... which i have always thought is dumb because a relief pitcher can pitch 1 out and get the win... but those are the rules.


I think it's just 5 innings to qualify for the win.
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby Ender » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:39 pm

A starter needs to go at least 5 IP to get a win.
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby Skimo77 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:40 pm

gotcha thanks... i was a little foggy about that one... so damn he just needed 2 more outs!!! :~( ... hopefully he'll be ok.. any word yet?
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Re: Hamels out with ankle injury

Postby Raider704 » Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:40 pm

Skimo77 wrote:i believe its 5 2/3's innings the starter has to pitch to be qualified for the win... which i have always thought is dumb because a relief pitcher can pitch 1 out and get the win... but those are the rules.


Wow, I cannot believe after watching baseball all my life and playing fantasy baseball since 1998 that I didn't know there was an innings pitched minimum to qualify for a win. I agree with you that it's a pretty dumb rule for the exact reasons you stated.
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