If Phillies fans werenâ€™t already jacked up at the thought of losing Jimmy Rollins for two weeks, then theyâ€™ll be thrilled now! One of their staff aces, Cole Hamels, has now been placed on the disabled list as well with shoulder inflammation.
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The injury is not thought to be overly serious. But, the Phillies have the best record in baseball and a fairly comfortable lead in the NL East. So they have the luxury of resting Hamels and making sure heâ€™s right for the postseason.
Hamels has a 2.62 ERA this year and has been mowing people down. Heâ€™s set to return next Monday August 29th.