Cole Hamels

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  • Age: 32

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Cole Hamels 2016 Postseason Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-1 16.20 3.1 1 2.70

Cole Hamels Postseason Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
7-6 3.48 98.1 92 1.09

Cole Hamels Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
15-5 3.32 200.2 200 1.31

Cole Hamels MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
136-96 3.31 2214.1 2122 1.16

Cole Hamels Bio

  • Full Name: Colbert Michael Hamels
  • Born: 12/27/1983 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 2002, Philadelphia Phillies, 1st rd. (17th overall)
  • High School: Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, CA
  • Debut: 5/12/2006
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Postseason Stats 0 1 16.20 1 1 0 3.1 1 2.70
Postseason Career Stats 7 6 3.48 16 16 0 98.1 92 1.09
2016 Stats 15 5 3.32 32 32 0 200.2 200 1.31
MLB Career Stats 136 96 3.31 339 338 0 2214.1 2122 1.16
  • Status: Active

Cole Hamels Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Rangers AL 954 Four-seam FB 92.44 92.58 2072.00 6.40 88.50
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.04 92.76 2241.00 6.19 90.13
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Rangers AL 954 Four-seam FB 92.44 92.58 2072.00 6.40 88.50
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 93.04 92.76 2241.00 6.19 90.13

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October 21, 2016 at 5:55 AM ET

Hamels posts impressive stat line in 2016

Rangers left-hander Cole Hamels finished the 2016 regular season 15-5 record, 3.32 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 200 strikeouts across 200 2/3 innings.

October 7, 2016 at 4:16 PM ET

Lewis to start Game 3 of ALDS

Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis will start against the Blue Jays and Aaron Sanchez in Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Sunday at Rogers Centre.

Awards

Cole Hamels Awards

World Series MVP

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Texas AL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Philadelphia NL
2011 Philadelphia NL
2012 Philadelphia NL

NLCS MVP

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

Babe Ruth Award

Year Team League
2008 Philadelphia NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/20/2012 Philadelphia NL
07/27/2015 Philadelphia NL

Phillies Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2007 Philadelphia NL
2008 Philadelphia NL

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/30/2006 Scranton/WB INT
05/07/2006 Scranton/WB INT

FSL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/26/2005 Clearwater FSL

Cole Hamels Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2007 3.39 8th in NL
2008 3.09 6th in NL
2010 3.06 12th in NL
2011 2.79 6th in NL
2012 3.05 8th in NL
2014 2.46 5th in NL
2016 3.32 8th in AL

Wins

Season W Rank
2007 15 8th in NL
2008 14 15th in NL
2010 12 24th in NL
2011 14 9th in NL
2012 17 5th in NL
2016 15 9th in AL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2007 .750 3rd in NL
2008 .583 18th in NL
2011 .609 13th in NL
2012 .739 5th in NL
2014 .500 23rd in NL
2016 .750 6th in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2006 145 22nd in NL
2007 177 7th in NL
2008 196 6th in NL
2009 168 18th in NL
2010 211 6th in NL
2011 194 10th in NL
2012 216 3rd in NL
2013 202 6th in NL
2014 198 7th in NL
2016 200 7th in AL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2009 1.29 25th in NL
2016 1.31 17th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2009 .273 11th in NL
2013 .246 24th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2008 33 9th in NL
2009 32 18th in NL
2010 33 6th in NL
2012 31 23rd in NL
2013 33 2nd in NL
2016 32 12th in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2007 2 4th in NL
2008 2 6th in NL
2009 2 12th in NL
2010 1 16th in NL
2011 3 5th in NL
2012 2 4th in NL
2013 1 17th in NL
2015 1 9th in NL
2015 1 15th in AL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2008 2 3rd in NL
2009 2 1st in NL
2012 2 2nd in NL
2015 1 6th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2008 227.1 2nd in NL
2009 193.2 25th in NL
2010 208.2 14th in NL
2011 216.0 9th in NL
2012 215.1 6th in NL
2013 220.0 4th in NL
2014 204.2 8th in NL
2016 200.2 9th in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2007 8.69 3rd in NL
2008 7.76 15th in NL
2009 7.81 18th in NL
2010 9.10 7th in NL
2011 8.08 14th in NL
2012 9.03 6th in NL
2013 8.26 14th in NL
2014 8.71 11th in NL
2016 8.97 8th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2007 4.12 4th in NL
2008 3.70 4th in NL
2009 3.91 5th in NL
2010 3.46 7th in NL
2011 4.41 5th in NL
2012 4.15 4th in NL
2013 4.04 6th in NL
2014 3.36 16th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2014 59 21st in NL
2016 77 3rd in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2008 193 24th in NL
2009 206 13th in NL
2010 185 25th in NL
2012 190 17th in NL
2013 205 6th in NL
2016 185 18th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2007 25 16th in NL
2008 28 10th in NL
2009 24 11th in NL
2010 26 7th in NL
2012 24 15th in NL
2013 21 12th in NL

Cole Hamels Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 1, 2015 Texas Rangers activated LHP Cole Hamels.
July 31, 2015 Philadelphia Phillies traded LHP Cole Hamels, LHP Jake Diekman and cash to Texas Rangers for Matt Harrison, C Jorge Alfaro, RHP Jerad Eickhoff, OF Nick Williams, RHP Alec Asher and RHP Jake Thompson.
April 23, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies activated LHP Cole Hamels from the 15-day disabled list.
April 6, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies sent LHP Cole Hamels on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers.
March 27, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies placed LHP Cole Hamels on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. Biceps tendinitis
August 29, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies activated LHP Cole Hamels from the 15-day disabled list.
August 23, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies placed LHP Cole Hamels on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 13, 2011. Left shoulder inflammation.

Colbert Michael Hamels Bio Info

Colbert Michael Hamels… married Heidi Strobel (Dec. 31, 2006); has three children: two sons, Caleb Michael (Oct. 9, 2009) and Braxton Grady (Oct. 24, 2011), and one daughter, Reeve Kenean (July 9, 2012)…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 country in the 2002 First Year Player Draft.

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 in SO/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 in WHIP (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 perfect 7th 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 starts following 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 the season, 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 6 seasons; the 3 most recent Phillies pitchers to win 10 or more games in 6 straight seasons were Hall of Famers Steve Carlton (13 straight seasons, 1972-84), Robin Roberts (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 10 wins in the live-ball era (since 1920); Hall of Famer Steve Carlton did it in 13 games in 1980, while three others got there in 14 games: Robin Roberts (1953), Dick Ruthven (1978) and Paul Byrd (1999)...Went 5-0 in 6 starts in May, matching his most wins ever in 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 MLB in 2012...Passed Hall of Famer Jim Bunning (1,197) for 6th place on the Phillies' all-time SO list, 6/30 at MIA (Justin Ruggiano)...Hit his 1st career HR, 7/21 vs SF (Matt Cain); both pitchers homered in the game, marking the first time ever that 2 pitchers who were selected as All-Stars that season homered against each other in the same game...Pitched consecutive SHO, 8/7 vs ATL & 8/13 at MIA, to join Johan Santana (5/26 & 6/1) as the only pitchers to throw 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 a gastrointestinal 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 the season, 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 total points (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 or less 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 a line 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 his career high in starts (33) ... Posted a 2.68 ERA (53 ER, 178.0 IP) over his final 28 starts after having a 5.28 ERA (18 ER, 30.2 IP) in his first 5 starts ... Held opposing hitters to a .217 (114-525) average in his final 22 starts ... Allowed 1 ER or less in 14 of his 33 starts (42%), 2 ER or less 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 of his 33 starts (42.4%) ... The Phillies were held scoreless while he was in the game in 11 of his 33 starts ... Held LHH to a .196 avg (30-153), the 2nd-lowest by any left-handed starter in the NL ... Pitched 6.0 or more innings in 24 of his 33 starts and 7.0 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 (Curt Schilling) to strike out 10 or more batters without issuing a walk in back-to-back starts (8/1 at WSH and 8/7 vs NYM) ... Struck out the first 5 batters that he faced for the first time in his career, 7/22 at STL; also his 1st career start with 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 Adrian Gonzalez 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 of the NLDS, 10/10 at CIN, to advance the Phillies to the NLCS (9.0 IP, 5 H, 9 SO); the 3rd SHO in Phillies postseason 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 his career 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 for the 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 (left ankle 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) and 9/17 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 consecutive innings without allowing one (8/21-9/23)...Earned the win, 9/17 vs WSH, for his 27th career victory at Citizens Bank Park, tying him with Brett Myers for the all-time lead...Went 3-2, 2.97 ERA (11 ER, 33.1 IP), .217 opponents avg in 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 1st Phillies pitcher to steal a base since 1997 (Curt Schilling) 2008 Set career highs in starts (33), innings (227.1) and strikeouts (196)...Finished 2nd in the NL in innings, 3rd in opponents batting 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 30 starts in the same season since Eric Milton in 2004...Became the first Phillie since Curt Schilling in 1998 to pitch at least 7.0 innings in each of his first 6 starts of the season; Schilling went at least 7.0 innings in his first 11 starts of 1998...Had his first 2 career shutouts: 5/15 vs ATL and 6/5 vs CIN, becoming the 1st Phillie to have 2 home shutouts before the All-Star break since 1993 (Curt Schilling)...Got a pinch single, 4/10 at NYM, to become the first Phillies pitcher to get a pinch-hit since July 24, 1995 (Omar Olivares)...Had a career-high 17 hits, the most for a Phillies pitcher 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 straight starts, 6/5-7/20 (68.2 IP); went 4-2, 2.36 ERA, .195 avg in those starts...Allowed 1 ER or none in 10 of his 33 starts...Hit Adrian Gonzlaez, 8/17 at SD, his first HB since 6/18/07 at CLE (Casey Blake), a span of 38 starts and 253.1 IP...Did not throw a wild pitch the entire season...Won World Series and NLCS MVP honors after going 4-0, 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 World Series...Started Game 1 of the NLDS vs MIL and earned his 1st career playoff win, becoming the 2nd Phillie in club history to pitch 8.0 shutout innings in a postseason game (Curt Schilling); retired the first 14 batters he faced 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 30 starts 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 first 14 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 on the 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 .194 opponents' average in his final 7 road starts... Pitched 8.0 scoreless innings with 13 SO in his final regular season start of the season, 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 innings in 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) and innings (132.1) and T-7th in wins (9) and quality starts (11)...Among NL rookies with a minimum of 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)...Made 4 starts and averaged 12.8 SO/9.0 IP (29 SO/20.1 IP) before being promoted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)...Struck out 14 batters in 7.0 shutout innings (3 H) in his triple-A debut, 4/27 at Norfolk, en route to being named both the International League and Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week...Pitched his first professional 9.0-inning shutout in his 2nd triple-A start, 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 2nd week 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 to begin his ML career with 10.0 shutout innings...Retired the first 19 left-handed hitters he faced...Missed his 3rd scheduled start, 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 by Hall 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 fell one shy of tying the Phillies rookie record of 13, set by Jack Sanford on 6/7/57 vs CHI...Became just the 3rd rookie pitcher in 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 Kerry Wood in 1998, both for CHI...Pitched 6.2 no-hit innings, 8/16 at HOU, before allowing an RBI double to Adam Everett in the 7th 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...went 7-3, 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 left hand...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...Was shut 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, striking out Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Tony Clark in his 2nd inning...Was sidelined for the first month of the season with left elbow tendinitis...Activated on 5/17 and assigned to Clearwater (A)...Made just 4 starts before being shut down for the remainder of the season with elbow soreness...Averaged 13.5 SO/9.0 IP...Held opponents to a .192 avg...Earned his lone win in his final start of the season, 6/4 at Lakeland, with a season-high 5.0 IP...Pitched in Florida 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 minor league 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, 6.1 IP,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 digits in 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) for Lakewood...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, rated the 3rd-best prospect in league and best prospect in the Phillies minor league system, all by Baseball America...Pitched in FIL. 2002 Pitched in FIL...Rated the 5th-best prospect in the Phillies minor league system by Baseball America.