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Colbert Michael Hamels… married Heidi Strobel (12/31/06); has four children: two sons, Caleb Michael (10/9/09) and Braxton Grady (10/24/11), and two daughters, Reeve Kenean (7/9/12) and Mackenzie Elizabeth (11/29/16)…is a 2002 graduate of Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego, CA where he starred in baseball…did not pitch in his junior year due to a broken humerus bone in his left arm…was signed for the Phillies by Darrell Connor after being the 17th overall player selected in the 2002 1st Year Player Draft.

2017
Despite missing nearly 2 months on the disabled list, still ranked among team leaders in wins (T2nd, 11), starts (3rd, 24), innings (3rd, 148.0), and strikeouts (3rd, 105)…while he didn't qualify, posted 2nd-highest ERA (4.20) of his career (4.32 in 2009)…was on the DL, 4/30-6/25, with a right oblique strain suffered while warming up prior to a scheduled start on 5/2 at HOU…was the longest DL stint of his career, as he had never missed more than 29 days (3/26-4/23/14)…was 1-0 with a 1.04 ERA (1 ER/8.2 IP) in a pair of rehab starts with Double-A Frisco: 6/16 vs. San Antonio and 6/21 vs. Midland.

SUMMARY // After a strong April (2-0, 3.03 in 5 GS), missed 2 months on the disabled list and returned with a short start on 6/26 at CLE (4.1 IP, 8 H, 7 R-ER) to spike season ERA to 4.38…was 2-0, 0.82 (2 ER/22.0 IP) in next 3 starts from 7/1- 15 to drop season mark to 3.05…went 1-1, 7.27 (14 ER/17.1 IP) in final 3 starts in July to raise ERA nearly a full run to 4.01… won 1st 4 starts in August with a 1.86 ERA (6 ER/29.0 IP), as season ERA dropped to 3.42…beginning 8/26, saw his ERA rise following 6 of his final 8 starts, as he was 2-5, 6.12 (29 ER/42.2 IP) in that span to finish at 4.20, his 2nd-highest figure after the DL stint.

2016
Selected Rangers 2016 Pitcher of the Year by the DFW chapter of the BBWAA in his 1st full season with the club, posting his 8th 200-inning season and 5th 200-strikeout campaign in anchoring the Texas rotation…landed 4th career All-Star selection (4th in A.L. player voting for starting pitchers), 1st since 2012…went 15-5 with a 3.32 ERA (74 ER/200.2 IP) in 32 games/starts…ranked among A.L. leaders in win pct. (6th, .750), strikeouts (7th, 200), quality starts (T6th, 22), ERA (8th, 3.32), and SO/9 (8th, 8.97), groundball pct. (9th, 49.6), wins (T9th, 15), road ERA (2nd, 2.40) and night ERA (5th, 2.97)… also had most walks (77, 3rd in the A.L.) and highest WHIP (1.306) of his career.

2015
Was 13-8, 3.65 ERA (86 ER/212.1 IP) over 32 games/ starts with Philadelphia and Texas…averaged 9.11 strikeouts per 9 innings, second-highest figure of his career (9.86 SO/9 in 2006)…posted career highs for walks (62), hit by pitches (10), wild pitches (9) and balks (4, tied for first in ML)…opponents hit .238 (190-800), nearly identical figures for right-handers (.238, 149-627) and lefties (.237, 41-173)…RHB hit 20 of 22 HR allowed…had 21 quality starts (13 w/ PHI, 8 w/ TEX), T16th in MLB…opposition hit .228 (43-189) with runners in scoring position and .210 (53-252) with two outs in an inning…missed a pair of starts, with PHI on Jul 19 (mild right hamstring strain) and with TEX on Aug. 13 at Minnesota (left groin soreness).

2014
Finished 6th in NL Cy Young Award voting... Posted a career-best ERA (2.46) and tied his career high in quality starts (25, other: 2013)... His 1.82 ERA (22 ER, 109.0 IP) on the road was the lowest by a LHP since 1998 (Tom Glavine, 1.78)... Posted a 2.06 ERA (43 ER, 188.0 IP) over his final 27 starts, which ranked 3rd in MLB over that span, trailing Clayton Kershaw (1.85) and Felix Hernandez (1.96)... Became the first starting pitcher since Orel Hershiser in 1989 (15-15, 2.31 ERA) to finish a season with an ERA under 2.50 and a .500 or worse record... Allowed 3 ER or fewer in each of his last 23 starts, the first Phillies pitcher to do so since Chris Short went 26 straight (1967-68)... Pitched at least 200.0 innings for the 5th consecutive season, becoming the first Phillie to do so since Hall of Famer Steve Carlton did so in 9 straight seasons (1972-80)... Made 30 or more starts for the 7th consecutive season, becoming the first Phillie to do so since Carlton did so in 9 straight (1972-80)... T-2nd in the NL in quality starts (25), ranked 5th in ERA, 6th in opponent's SLG % (.345), 7th in SO (198) & FIP (3.04) and 8th in opponent's OPS (.641)... Received the lowest run support average of his career (3.39); 6th-lowest among all starters in MLB... Missed the first 3 weeks of the season due to left biceps tendinitis; made 3 rehab starts for Clearwater (A) before being activated on 4/23... Pitched 7.0 innings or more in a career-best 10 straight games, 5/11-6/26... Earned his 100th career win on 5/17 vs CIN, becoming just the 7th pitcher (and 4th LHP) since 1900 to win 100 or more games as a Phillie... Had a 24.2-inning scoreless streak, 6/1-21, which fell 0.1 inning shy of his career-long streak of 25.0... Went 7.0 innings or more while allowing 1 ER or none in 5 consecutive starts (7/19-8/9), falling 1 game shy of tying the Phillies franchise record of 6 straight... Started and threw 6.0 innings in the Phillies' combined no-hitter, 9/1 at ATL... Finished the season with 1,707 career SO, the 3rd-most in Phillies history; trails Robin Roberts by 164 SO for 2nd place in club history... Had 4 double-digit SO games, increasing his career total to 27, 3rd-most in franchise history... Tossed back-to-back double-digit SO games (5/11 at NYM & 5/17 vs CIN) for the 3rd time in his career

2013
Finished 3rd in the NL in quality starts (25; T-4th in MLB)... Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 28 of 33 starts (85%) and had a 2.78 ERA in those starts... Compiled a 2.88 ERA (63 ER, 196.2 IP) in 29 of his 33 starts; had a 9.93 ERA (25 ER, 22.2 IP) in the other 4 starts... Issued 1 walk or none in 19 of his 33 starts... Finished the season with a career-worst 14 losses, T-3rd in the NL and T-5th in MLB... Reached 200 SO for the 2nd consecutive season and the 3rd time in his career (2010, 2012)... Pitched 200.0 innings for the 4th straight year and 5th year overall... Had the 7th-lowest run support average among all starters in MLB (3.52)... Went 2-11, 4.58 ERA (54 ER, 106.0 IP) in his first 17 starts of the season before going 6-3, 2.68 ERA (34 ER, 114.0 IP) over his final 16 starts... Allowed 5 ER or more in back-to-back starts (4/1 & 4/7) for the first time since April 10 & 17, 2009 (7 ER & 5 ER)... Allowed a career-high 8 ER, 4/7 vs KC... Started a season 0-3 for the first time in his career... Did not pitch with a lead from 4/7 (top of the 5th inning) through 5/31 (bottom of the 1st inning), a span of 62.0 total innings... Became the first Phillies pitcher to lose 9 games before the month of June since Kid Gleason in 1891 (5-9)... Had a career-long 6-game losing streak, 5/4-31... Went 2-0, 2.00 ERA (10 ER, 45.0 IP) in 6 August starts... Pitched 10 consecutive quality starts, 7/26-9/14 (4-1, 2.22 ERA)... Recorded his 1,500th career SO, 9/20 vs NYM

2012
Set career highs in wins (17) and SO (216)...Finished T-2nd in the NL in SHO (2), 3rd in SO, 4th inSO/BB ratio (4.15), T-4th in CG (2), 5th in wins & winning% (.739), 6th in innings (215.1) & SO/9.0 IP (9.03), 7th inWHIP (1.12), 8th in ERA (3.05) and 10th in AVG against(.237) & fewest hits/9.0 IP (7.94)...Had his second consecutive 200-SO season...Selected to his 3rd NL All-Star team; pitched a perfect7th inning...Threw at least 6.0 innings in 28 of his 31 starts (90.3%)and at least 7.0 innings in 20 of 31 (64.5%)...Went 10-3 (.769), 3.34 ERA (39 ER, 105.0 IP) in 15 startsfollowing a Phillies loss...Recorded 10 SO in a game three times: 4/15 vs NYM,8/18 at MIL and 9/19 at NYM...Was suspended for 5 games by Major League Baseball(5/7-12) for hitting Bryce Harper with a pitch, 5/6 at WSH...Allowed 3 ER or less in each of his first 9 starts of theseason, 4/9-5/23 (7-1, 2.17 ERA)...Recorded his 10th win of the season on 6/19 vs COL,giving him double-digit wins in each of the last 6seasons; the 3 most recent Phillies pitchers to win 10 ormore games in 6 straight seasons were Hall of FamersSteve Carlton (13 straight seasons, 1972-84), RobinRoberts (12, 1949-60) and Grover Cleveland Alexander(7, 1911-17)...Earned his 10th win in his 14th game of the season,tying the 2nd-fastest any Phillies pitcher has reached 10wins in the live-ball era (since 1920); Hall of Famer SteveCarlton did it in 13 games in 1980, while three othersgot there in 14 games: Robin Roberts (1953), DickRuthven (1978) and Paul Byrd (1999)...Went 5-0 in 6 starts in May, matching his most wins everin a calendar month (previous: 5-1 in May 2007)...Had a career-best 8-game winning streak, 4/15-5/28 (9 GS), which was tied for the 4th-longest streak in MLBin 2012...Passed Hall of Famer Jim Bunning (1,197) for 6th placeon the Phillies' all-time SO list, 6/30 at MIA (JustinRuggiano)...Hit his 1st career HR, 7/21 vs SF (Matt Cain); bothpitchers homered in the game, marking the first timeever that 2 pitchers who were selected as All-Stars thatseason homered against each other in the same game...Pitched consecutive SHO, 8/7 vs ATL & 8/13 at MIA, tojoin Johan Santana (5/26 & 6/1) as the only pitchers tothrow back-to-back SHO in the majors in 2012...Had a team-best 23.0-inning scoreless streak, 8/2-18...Was scratched from his scheduled start on 8/29 with agastrointestinal illness...Went 3-1, 1.86 ERA (8 ER, 38.2 IP) in 5 starts in August...Allowed 3 ER or less in each of his final 12 starts of theseason, 7/27-9/30 (6-2, 2.76 ERA)...Finished the season with a 6-game winning streak, 8/7-9/30; the Phillies went 9-1 in those starts...Offensively among NL pitchers, finished 2nd in hits (15)and T-2nd in total bases (20).
2011
Selected to his 2nd NL All-Star team. ... Finished 5th in NL Cy Young Award balloting with 17 totalpoints (Two fourth-place votes and 13 fifth-place votes). ... Posted career bests in ERA (2.79) and CG (3). ... Ranked second in the NL in opponent's avg (.214), fifth in BB/9.0 IP (1.83) & SO/BB ratio (4.41), T-5th in CG (3) & quality starts (23), sixth in ERA (2.79), T-ninth in wins (14)and 10th in SO (194). ... Posted double-digit wins for the fifth straight season, the longest streak by a Phillies pitcher since Hall of Famer Steve Carlton did it in 13 straight seasons (1972-84). ... Went 11-4, 2.32 ERA (34 ER, 132.0 IP) in 19 starts prior to the All-Star break; his 11 wins before the All-Star break were a career high (previous: 10 wins in 2008). ... Allowed 1 ER or less in 13 of his 31 starts (42%), 2 ER orless in 21 of 31 (68%) and 3 ER or less in 26 of 31 (84%). ... Held opposing hitters to a .209 AVG (78-373) at home, fifth-best in the NL. ... Became the second Phillies pitcher since 1900 to strike out at least six batters and issue 1 or fewer walks in five straight starts, 4/27-5/18 (other: Roy Halladay, 7/23-8/14/10). ... Hit his first career triple, 5/3 vs WSH (Livan Hernandez). ... Earned his 1st career win against COL on 5/18, giving him at least one win against all 15 other NL teams in his career; surpassed 1,000 career innings in same game. ... Tied his career high with a 5-game win streak, 5/18-6/14 (6 GS, 5-0, 1.64 ERA, 8 ER, 44.0 IP). ... Recorded his 1,000th career SO, 6/19 at SEA (M. Olivo). ... Left the game in the middle of the 4th inning with a right hand contusion, 6/30 vs BOS, after being hit by aline drive off the bat of Adrian Gonzalez ; he did not miss a start. ... Threw his 18th career double-digit SO game, 7/22 vs SD (10 SO), which moved him past Chris Short for fourth place on the Phillies' all-time list. ... Was one out away from pitching a SHO, 8/6 at SF (Sandoval solo HR with 2 outs in bottom of the ninth). ... Was on the 15-day DL with left shoulder inflammation, 8/13-28. ... Made the first relief appearance of his professional career, 9/28 at ATL (3.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, SO). ... Pitched 6.0 scoreless innings and earned the win in Game 3 of the NLDS, 10/4 at STL. ... Had two surgeries following the season on 10/14: had loose bodies removed from his left elbow (Dr. Michael Ciccotti) and had hernia surgery (Dr. Ernest Rosato).
2010
Finished 6th in the NL in SO (211) and 7th in SO/9.0 IP(9.10) and SO/BB ratio (3.46) ... Set career bests in ERA (3.06) and SO and tied hiscareer high in starts (33) ... Posted a 2.68 ERA (53 ER, 178.0 IP) over his final 28starts after having a 5.28 ERA (18 ER, 30.2 IP) in his first5 starts ... Held opposing hitters to a .217 (114-525) average inhis final 22 starts ... Allowed 1 ER or less in 14 of his 33 starts (42%), 2 ER orless in 20 of 33, and 3 ER or less in 26 of 33 ... Received the 5th-lowest average run support in the NL(3.49 runs/start); Phillies scored 2 or fewer runs in 14 ofhis 33 starts (42.4%) ... The Phillies were held scoreless while he was in thegame in 11 of his 33 starts ... Held LHH to a .196 avg (30-153), the 2nd-lowest by anyleft-handed starter in the NL ... Pitched 6.0 or more innings in 24 of his 33 starts and7.0 or more innings in 19 of 33 ... Struck out a season-high 13 batters, 9/14 at FLA;overall, had 4 double-digit SO games ... Had a career-best 25.0-inning scoreless streak, 8/24-9/8,which included 3 consecutive scoreless starts ... Became the first Phillies pitcher since 1996 (CurtSchilling) to strike out 10 or more batters withoutissuing a walk in back-to-back starts (8/1 at WSH and8/7 vs NYM) ... Struck out the first 5 batters that he faced for the firsttime in his career, 7/22 at STL; also his 1st career startwith 8.0 innings and 1 hit or less ... Allowed 3 ER or fewer in 9 consecutive starts, 5/4-6/19,marking the longest such streak of his career ... Had the shortest start of his career (0.2 IP), 6/1 at ATL,due to a 1 hour and 4 minute rain delay ... Pitched 6.1 no-hit innings, 6/7 vs SD, until AdrianGonzalez broke up the no-hitter with a solo HR ... Won a career-best 5 consecutive starts, 8/29-9/20 (5-0,0.68 ERA, 2 ER, 36.2 IP) ... Pitched his 1st career postseason SHO in Game 3 ofthe NLDS, 10/10 at CIN, to advance the Phillies to theNLCS (9.0 IP, 5 H, 9 SO); the 3rd SHO in Philliespostseason history (Curt Schilling & Roy Halladay)
2009
Tied for the NL lead in SHO (2)...Led the team in starts (32) and SO (168) and tied hiscareer highs in CG (2) and SHO...Allowed 2 ER or less in 16 of his 32 starts (50.0%)...Pitched at least 7.0 innings in 10 of his 32 starts(31.3%) and at least 6.0 innings in 21 of them (65.6%)...Went winless through his first 4 starts of the season forthe first time in his career...Left back-to-back starts early due to injury: 4/23 vs MIL(left shoulder contusion . 3.1 IP) and 4/28 vs WSH (leftankle sprain . 4.1 IP)...Pitched his 3rd & 4th career SHO: 6/4 at LAD (9.0 IP,5 H, 5 SO) and 9/1 vs SF (9.0 IP, 2 H, BB, 9 SO)...Had 2 double-digit SO games: 6/21 vs BAL (10 SO) and9/17 vs WSH (10 SO), bringing his career total to 12...Had a career-best 21.0-inning scoreless streak, 8/21-9/6...Allowed only 2 HR in his final 8 starts of the season(54.1 IP) and went a career-high 43.2 consecutiveinnings without allowing one (8/21-9/23)...Earned the win, 9/17 vs WSH, for his 27th career victoryat Citizens Bank Park, tying him with Brett Myers forthe all-time lead...Went 3-2, 2.97 ERA (11 ER, 33.1 IP), .217 opponents avgin his final 5 home starts without allowing a HR...Offensively, set career highs in doubles (3) and RBI (5)...Collected his 1st career SB, 9/1 vs SF, to become the 1stPhillies pitcher to steal a base since 1997 (Curt Schilling)
2008
Set career highs in starts (33), innings (227.1) andstrikeouts (196)...Finished 2nd in the NL in innings, 3rd in opponentsbatting avg (.227), T-3rd in SHO (2), 4th in SO/BB ratio(3.70), T-4th in quality starts (23), 6th in SO, T-6th in CG(3) and 9th in BB/9.0 IP (2.10)...Was the first Phillies LHP to reach 200.0 IP and 30starts in the same season since Eric Milton in 2004...Became the first Phillie since Curt Schilling in 1998 topitch at least 7.0 innings in each of his first 6 starts ofthe season; Schilling went at least 7.0 innings in hisfirst 11 starts of 1998...Had his first 2 career shutouts: 5/15 vs ATL and 6/5 vsCIN, becoming the 1st Phillie to have 2 home shutoutsbefore the All-Star break since 1993 (Curt Schilling)...Got a pinch single, 4/10 at NYM, to become the firstPhillies pitcher to get a pinch-hit since July 24, 1995(Omar Olivares)...Had a career-high 17 hits, the most for a Philliespitcher since 1991 (Tommy Greene-19)...Had a career-best 19.0-inning scoreless streak, 5/9-25...Pitched at least 7.0 innings in a career-best 9 straightstarts, 6/5-7/20 (68.2 IP); went 4-2, 2.36 ERA, .195 avg inthose starts...Allowed 1 ER or none in 10 of his 33 starts...Hit Adrian Gonzlaez, 8/17 at SD, his first HB since6/18/07 at CLE (Casey Blake), a span of 38 starts and253.1 IP...Did not throw a wild pitch the entire season...Won World Series and NLCS MVP honors after going4-0, 1.80 ERA in 5 playoff starts...Set Phillies records for most wins, innings (35.0),strikeouts (30) and starts in one postseason...Started and won Game 1 of the NLDS, NLCS and WorldSeries...Started Game 1 of the NLDS vs MIL and earned his 1stcareer playoff win, becoming the 2nd Phillie in clubhistory to pitch 8.0 shutout innings in a postseasongame (Curt Schilling); retired the first 14 batters hefaced and the final 8.
2007
Selected to the NL All-Star team in his first full season in the major leagues... Led the team in wins(15), ERA (3.39) and SO (177)... Became the first Phillies pitcher to get at least 15 wins in less than 30starts since 1999 (Curt Schilling, 15 wins in 24 starts)... Finished 3rd in the NL in winning % (.750), T-4th in CG (2), T-7th in SO,8th in ERA, T-8th in wins and had the 10th-lowest opponents' batting avg (.237)... Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 13 of his first14 starts... Pitched his 1st career CG and had a career-high 15 SO, 4/21 at CIN (9.0 IP, 5 H, R, ER, 2 BB, 15 SO)... Was placed onthe 15-day DL on 8/22 (mild left elbow strain)... Was activated on 9/18... Went 3-1, 2.27 ERA (11 ER, 43.2 IP) and a .194opponents' average in his final 7 road starts... Pitched 8.0 scoreless innings with 13 SO in his final regular season start of theseason, 9/28 vs WSH... Overall, had 3 double-digit SO games... Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 22 of 28 starts (79%); 7.0 inningsin 16 starts (57%); 8.0 innings in 6 starts (29%).
2006
Finished 3rd among NL rookies in strikeouts (145), 4th in winning % (.529), 6th in starts (23) andinnings (132.1) and T-7th in wins (9) and quality starts (11)...Among NL rookies with a minimumof 130.0 IP, ranked 1st in SO/9.0 IP (9.86) and 3rd in fewest hits/9.0 IP (7.96)...Began the season with Clearwater (A)...Made4 starts and averaged 12.8 SO/9.0 IP (29 SO/20.1 IP) before being promoted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)...Struck out 14batters in 7.0 shutout innings (3 H) in his triple-A debut, 4/27 at Norfolk, en route to being named both the InternationalLeague and Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week...Pitched his first professional 9.0-inning shutout in his 2nd triple-Astart, 5/2 at Richmond (9.0 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 12 SO) and had an RBI single...Won IL Pitcher of the Week honors again in his 2ndweek in triple-A...Had his contract purchased on 5/12 and made his ML debut that night at CIN (ND, 5.0 IP, 1 H, 5 BB, 7 SO),taking a no-hitter into the 5th inning...Pitched 5.0 scoreless innings in his 2nd start before allowing a run in the 6th tobegin his ML career with 10.0 shutout innings...Retired the first 19 left-handed hitters he faced...Missed his 3rd scheduledstart, 5/24 at NYM, and was placed on the 15-day DL (retroactive to 5/19) with a left shoulder strain...Activated on 6/6...Struck out 6 straight batters in the 3rd and 4th innings, 7/24 vs ATL, one shy of the Phillies' known club record of 7, set byHall of Famer Steve Carlton on 5/9/81 vs SD...Had a career-best 12 SO twice: 7/24 vs ATL and 8/3 at STL...The 12 SO fellone shy of tying the Phillies rookie record of 13, set by Jack Sanford on 6/7/57 vs CHI...Became just the 3rd rookie pitcherin the last 10 years to strike out 12 or more in a game twice within a 2-week period, joining Mark Prior in 2002 and KerryWood in 1998, both for CHI...Pitched 6.2 no-hit innings, 8/16 at HOU, before allowing an RBI double to Adam Everett in the7th inning...Went 2-5, 5.98 ERA through his first 11 ML starts of the season, pitching 6.0 innings or more in 2 of them...went7-3, 2.70 ERA in his final 12 starts, pitching 6.0 innings or more in 10 of them.
2005
Began his season in extended spring training, rehabbing from surgery on his lefthand...Made his season debut with Clearwater (A), 6/21 vs Sarasota, and pitched 5.0 hitless innings (5.0 IP,2 BB, 8 SO)...Promoted to Reading (AA), 7/4...Got a no-decision in his 1st double-A start, 7/6 vs Akron (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER,3 BB, 6 SO) allowing the 1st HR of his pro career, snapping his 25-start, 133.0-inning streak of not allowing a homer...Wasshut down after his start, 7/19 at Portland (W, 6.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R), with back spasms, for remainder of the season.
2004
Non-roster invitee to major league camp...Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings, 3/5 at NYY, strikingout Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Tony Clark in his 2nd inning...Was sidelined for the first month of the seasonwith left elbow tendinitis...Activated on 5/17 and assigned to Clearwater (A)...Made just 4 starts before being shutdown for the remainder of the season with elbow soreness...Averaged 13.5 SO/9.0 IP...Held opponents to a .192avg...Earned his lone win in his final start of the season, 6/4 at Lakeland, with a season-high 5.0 IP...Pitched inFlorida Instructional League...Rated 3rd-best prospect in Phillies minor league system by Baseball America.
2003
Recipient of Paul Owens Award as the best pitcher in Phillies minorleague system...Began the season in extended spring program...Promoted to Lakewood (A) on 5/10...Made pro debut,5/13 at Savannah (5.0 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 8 SO)...Named Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week 3 times: 5/19-25 (1-0, 1 GS, 6.1IP,1 H, 3 BB, 12 SO); 6/2-8 (1-0, 2 GS,1 SHO, 12.0 IP,8 H, 22 SO) and 7/14-20 (2-0, 12.0 IP,4 H, 0 ER, 18 SO)...Posted double digitsin SO in 5 of his 13 starts...Pitched shutout baseball in 9 of his 13 starts...Averaged 13.9 SO/9.0 IP (115 SO/74.2 IP) forLakewood...Promoted to Clearwater,7/28...Made his Clearwater debut, 7/31 at Palm Beach (5.2 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 10 SO)...Averaged 10.9 SO/9.0 IP (32 SO/26.1 IP) for Clearwater...Voted as having Best Breaking Pitch in South Atlantic League, ratedthe 3rd-best prospect in league and best prospect in the Phillies minor league system, all by Baseball America...Pitched inFIL.
2002
Pitched in FIL...Rated the 5th-best prospect in the Phillies minor league system by Baseball America.


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