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SoCole Homecoming: Phillies at Padres Game Thread, April 22, 2011

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As we well know by now, Cole Hamels's Southern California affectations don't always sit well with Philadelphia fans. At home in San Diego, however, he fits right in. It might be that the dreamy one feels more comfortable pitching in front of the hometown crowd or it might just be that Petco Park is more spacious than Placido Polanco's cranium, but in 4 starts and 28.2 innings there, Cole Hamels has a 1.57 ERA and a .73 WHIP.

He'll get the ball tonight against lefty Clayton Richard who very quietly posted a 3.75/3.81/4.04 line over 201.2 innings last season.

Discuss.


Current Series

Phillies lead the series 1-0

Thu 04/21 WP: Roy Oswalt (3 - 0)
SV: Jose Contreras
LP: Mat Latos (0 - 3)
3 - 0 win

Philadelphia Phillies
@ San Diego Padres

Friday, Apr 22, 2011, 10:05 PM EDT
Petco Park

Cole Hamels vs Clayton Richard

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around .

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Cole Hamels

#35 / Pitcher / Philadelphia Phillies

6-3

195

L

L

Dec 27, 1983



Clayton Richard

#33 / Pitcher / San Diego Padres

6-5

245

L

L

Sep 12, 1983