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May 31: Nolasco vs. Hamels

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Probably you didn't think Cole Hamels would be the holdout as the Phils try to complete a full swing through the rotation with each starter earning a victory, but that's how it has turned out: the team's incredible offensive outburst didn't start in earnest until after Hamels had departed last Sunday's 15-6 victory in Houston. Since then, Jamie Moyer, Kyle Kendrick, Adam Eaton and Brett Myers have been the beneficiaries as the team has scored 45 runs--mostly early in games--to run the win streak to five. Hamels has enjoyed only mixed results against the Florida Marlins, with a 2-2 record and 4.13 ERA in four career starts. Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco is 1-2, 6.60 against the Phillies.

Hanley Ramirez, Florida's superstar shortstop, is in the lineup tonight despite leaving last night's 12-3 Phillies victory with a hand injury. Carlos Ruiz and Geoff Jenkins are both back in for the Phils.