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Hamels wins 2nd straight as Phils beat Nats

Hamels wins 2nd straight as Phils beat Nats

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Jul 9, 2013
Cole 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.
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  • Video - Phillies Double Up Nationals 00:30

    Phillies Double Up Nationals

    Jul 9
    The Phillies topped the Nationals 4-2 for their third straight win.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Garza's Trade Market 02:17

    Buster Blog: Garza's Trade Market

    Jul 9
    Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has said a contract extension with the team is a possibility, but Buster Olney blogs that there is no chance Garza will sign a long-term deal with the Cubs.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: MVP/Cy Young Predictions 04:54

    SweetSpot TV: MVP/Cy Young Predictions

    Jul 9
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield give their predictions on which players will win the MVP and Cy Young award.
  • Video - The GM's Office: ChiSox On The Move? 01:47

    The GM's Office: ChiSox On The Move?

    Jul 9
    Jim Bowden takes a look at several players on the White Sox that could be traded before the deadline.

Sports Columnists

  • Lakers top luxury tax list at nearly $30 million

    Jul 10
    Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com on Tuesday night. And the heftiest, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lakers.
  • Los Angeles Lakers hit with luxury tax of over $29 million

    Jul 10
    Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com on Tuesday night. And the heftiest, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lakers.
  • Tyler Hansbrough close to deal with Toronto Raptors - sources

    Jul 9
    The Toronto Raptors are close to finalizing a multi-year deal with free-agent forward Tyler Hansbrough, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Tyler Hansbrough has deal with Toronto Raptors - source

    Jul 9
    The Toronto Raptors are close to finalizing a multi-year deal with free-agent forward Tyler Hansbrough, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.