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Postby skjelstrom » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:07 pm

Why was Cole Hamels taken out after .2 innings. I know he wasn't doing good and there was a delay, but how come they didn't let him go longer. As far as I know there is no injury report. Maybe I'm just not understanding something.
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Re: Hamels taken out in 2/3

Postby silverZ » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:09 pm

Some managers don't like throwing a young arm back out after a rain delay. My guess is they didn't want to risk an injury so they played it safe.
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Re: Hamels taken out in 2/3

Postby skjelstrom » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:14 pm

Also I was wondering does that mean that was his start through the rotation? Or will be pushed up?
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Re: Hamels taken out in 2/3

Postby silverZ » Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:17 am

My guess is they'll just keep him on normal 5 day restand use this as an excuse to give his arm some down time.
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Re: Hamels taken out in 2/3

Postby Skin Blues » Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:21 am

He only threw 24 pitches so it's hard to know unless we hear something from the team. Randy Wells threw 16 pitches last week, got yanked, and had a nice outing on two days' rest. I'm sure we'll know in time to make any necessary lineup changes.
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Re: Hamels taken out in 2/3

Postby fiz » Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:26 am

he will pitch on normal rest, as if he threw 100 pitches tonight.
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Re: Hamels taken out in 2/3

Postby skjelstrom » Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:52 pm

Im not sure if I like this news... Hamels doesn't usually do good with added rest. Its an odd thing, but when he gets too much down time he comes back with a bad start.
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