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Everybody Breathe: Hamels Reportedly OK

Phew (if true):

The Phillies' ace has no structural damage in his left elbow, after undergoing an MRI today. The ligament is fully intact.

The Phillies are calling it a "very mild" elbow strain and have placed him retroactively on the 15-day disabled list. Hamels said he believes he will miss just two starts and can be activated Sept. 1.

Zolecki also reports that the Phils have activated Shane Victorino, and he's in the lineup tonight. Interestingly, this means that for the moment the team has just 11 pitchers.

Fabio Castro will start tomorrow afternoon.