I'll admit, as a longtime Phillies fan, I am more familiar with failure than I am with success. I even predicted a 6-3 Yankees win Saturday afternoon, because as much as I hoped not, I knew Andy Pettitte would pitch better than Cole Hamels. Hamels was staked to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the second on a Jayson Werth homer that Werth almost one-handed the ball over the left field fence and a base loaded walk and sacrifice fly. I still think Cole Hamels has to mature and put bad plays behind him. Following a two-run home run by Alex Rodriguez that hit the TV camera in right, Hamels fell apart in the fifth. Above, Rodriguez pleads with umpires to over turn what was initially ruled a double. Hamels hung a curve ball to pitcher Andy Pettitte for a one-out RBI single to tie the game at 3-3. The ...
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