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Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves
Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves

ATLANTA -- On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter. Hamels and three Phillies relievers combined on the season's fourth no-hitter, blanking the Atlanta Braves, 7-0, on Monday and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. It was all the more unusual in that Hamels left the game with his bid intact after six innings. He was fine with the decision, too, having already thrown 108 pitches on a hot afternoon at Turner Field. “Just understanding the situation, every time I went out there I was battling control issues,” Hamels said. “I wasn't getting ahead of guys. Walking the leadoff hitter will put you...

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