Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hamels picks up first win in St. Louis

Cole Hamels was dealing last night in St. Louis

Cole Hamels was on a mission last night, with 9 SO as he earned his first win of the season with the Phillies winning 4-1 over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Hamels has been one of the top pitchers with the most Quality Starts since 2013 as you can see by this list: (Prior to the start of last night's game)

Pitcher - Number of QS - Record in those QS
 James Shields 55   28-11 (.718)
T2. Adam Wainwright 54   38-11 (.776)   Clayton Kershaw 54   35-7 (.833)
T4. COLE HAMELS 52   16-13 (.552)    Felix Hernandez 52   27-7 (.794)
 6. Max Scherzer 51   35-4 (.897)

Ben Revere had 2 RBI on the night as he is starting to produce more as the season goes on. Revere also had an RBI in Sunday's game in the victory over the Braves.

Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 5th save of the 2015 season, Pap is inching closer to a record of most saves by a Phillies pitcher.

Game 2 of the series in St. Louis is tonight, the Phillies send up a first time starter, Severino Gonzalez, he last got a win against Scranton WB on 4/21. 

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