National League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the National League's mid-season team MVPs.
Hamels Sharp as Phillies Hand Nats 2nd Straight LossCole 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.
Holden & Danny: Bryce Harper Of The Nationals Says Stealing Home On Hamels Was Highlight Of SeasonRecently 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.
Elfin: The Nationals Will Try To Take Their Newfound Dominance To PhillyThe 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.
Sports Junkies: Mitch Williams Says "Bryce Harper Is Old School"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.
Nats Fan: Cole Hamels Is A Piece Of Slime For Plunking Bryce HarperMajor 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.
Hernandez Outduels Hamels, Nationals Beat Phillies 4-2The Nationals defeated the Phillies 4-2, after Livan Hernandez pitched 6 and 2/3 innings of 1-run ball.