Cole Hamels Is Back In Top Form

You wouldn’t know it by his 5-13 record, but Cole Hamels has been nothing short of dominant since the calendar turned from June to July. Over his last eight starts, the lefty has compiled a 1.98 ERA in 59 innings, the tenth-best ERA in that timespan among all Major League starters (fourth among NL SP). He lowered his overall ERA to 3.65, a respectable number considering it was teetering on 5.00 at the end of May.

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