14. Cole Hamels
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: December 27, 1983 in San Diego, CA USA
  • Weight: 205 lbs.
  • Height: 6'4"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Debut: May 12, 2006
  • Final Game: September 28, 2016
  • Babe Ruth Award - 2008
  • NLCS MVP - 2008
  • World Series MVP - 2008
 
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A master of the change up and the four seam fastball, Cole Hamels will always be remembered for his role as the staff ace in the 2008 World Series win.  In that post season, Hamels went 4-0 where he fanned 30 batters and was named the NLCS and World Series MVP. 

Hamels did not win a Cy Young Award but in four different seasons he finished in the top ten in voting, finishing as high as fifth in 2011.  He was an All Star with Philadelphia three times and overall would go for 114-90 with 1,844 Strikeouts, placing in the top ten in Ks seven times with Philly.  He was also the National League leader in WHIP in 2008.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round, 17th Overall in the Amateur Draft 4/4/02.
  • Departed: Traded to the Texas Rangers with Jake Diekman and Cash for Jorge Alfaro, Alec Asher, Jerad Eickhoff, Matt Harrison, Jake Thompson and Nick Williams 7/31/15.
  • Games Played: 295
  • Notable Statistics: 114-90 Record
    294 Games Started
    3.30 ERA
    14 Complete Games
    1,930 Innings Pitched
    1,844 Strikeouts
    3.47 FIP
    1.145 WHIP
    43.0 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    World Series Champion (20084

    All Star (2007, 2011 & 2012)

    Babe Ruth Award (2008)

    World Series MVP (2008)

    NLCS MVP (2008)

    Lowest WHIP (2008)

    Most Shutouts (2009)

    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Pitcher (2009 & 2014)
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