Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher Cole Hamels Has Shoulder Inflammation

The results of yesterday’s MRI are in, and Cole Hamels has shoulder inflammation, according to Philadelphia Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. Hamels will miss his next start – scheduled for Friday, August 19 against the Washington Nationals – to make sure he properly heals and is ready for the end of the season.

Hamels is on pace for a career-high 234 innings this season, plus however many innings he throws in the postseason.

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