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Cole Hamels threw eight sharp innings, Michael Young hit a two-run double and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Recently announced as a fill-in for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game, Bryce Harper joined Holden and Danny Monday to share what it means to him to be named an All-Star at the ripe young age of 19 and address some controversies that have surrounded him in the first half of the season.
The Nats are heading up I-95 to Philadelphia for a rematch with the perennial powerhouse in the Phillies, but the stakes have been raised since their last meeting; a game in which Cole Hamels intentionally threw at young slugger Bryce Harper, then admitted his to his intent afterward.
Former Major League closer and current MLB Network studio analyst Mitch Williams joined the Junkies on Wednesday and shared his thoughts about Cole Hamels and Bryce Harper’s “old school” showdown.
Major League Baseball handed down a five game suspension and a fine to Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels for intentionally beaning Bryce Harper on Sunday night.
The Nationals defeated the Phillies 4-2, after Livan Hernandez pitched 6 and 2/3 innings of 1-run ball.