You knew it was coming. As soon as Jose Bautista flipped his bat halfway to China like he was the baddest man alive—because he had just hit a three-run homer and because he WAS the baddest man alive—you knew the Rangers would have some takes.
For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Chicago Cubs have been no-hit after the soon-to-be-traded Cole Hamels struck out 13 en route to his first career no-no.
Three years ago, we highlighted this bizarre magazine supplement featuring Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi shilling for some Center City real estate. One showed fashion plate Hamels listening to ocean sounds from his very pregnant wife. The other showed the Hamelses and their children, lounging about…
Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino puts on an annual fashion show to raise money for his foundation, which seems like a pretty neat thing to do. There are models, glitz, glamour, and a lot of Phillies players dressed up in fancy clothes. What a time!
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Standing by.
Much has been made of young Bryce Harper's first few days in the majors. He has a cannon for an arm. He gets on base. He makes good with the locals. He steals home. And now he's caused the Phillies' Cole Hamels to pull off what Nationals GM Mike Rizzo considers the most "classless, gutless chickenshit act" in his 30…
Cole Hamels admitted late last night that he threw at Nats wunderkind Bryce Harper in the first inning of Sunday's game, and the fallout's coming fast and steady.
Phillies-Nats, earlier tonight: Cole Hamels drilled Bryce Harper with two outs in the first. Harper then stole home, so joke was on Cole. But none of that would matter much, since Nats starter Jordan Zimmermann buckled in the fourth, and the Phillies won 9-3.
As if the young man needed to do even more audacious things, Nationals rookie sensation Bryce Harper stole home during a Cole Hamels pickoff attempt in the first inning of tonight's game against the Phillies. Some balls this guy has! (That is just an assumption that as a professional baseball player he possesses many…
In all likelihood, Kenny Albert probably wishes his broadcast-booth script just said, "Throw a curve" instead of the "drop a deuce" line he just uttered on air.
Your morning roundup for June 26, a day after a man who lost his arm to a rocket in Afghanistan caught a foul ball.
Some lucky folks have especially vivid imaginations. But the rest of us need the internet to find Jaret Wright tenderly licking Melky Cabrera, or Kyle Farnsworth and Vance Wilson in bed together with knives.
Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto beat the Phillies 7-3 in Cincy on June 28. But then, they lost a game in Philly 10 days later. This is his first playoff game. Says Cueto, "I just need to concentrate." [Cincinnati.com]
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
A routine Jamie Moyer interview took a turn toward Sipowicz Territory when a mysterious nude Phillie bared most in the background. But is it Cole Hamels? The Fightins seems to think so. Deadspin I-Team: Assemble! More evidence after the jump.
Just like last year, we're showcasing the people, ideas and memes that made Deadspin 2009 shine. Today: Athlete Power Couples.
Take a good, long look at this "photo" atop Cole Hamels's official web site. Notice anything?