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Aaron Rowand during a previous occasion when he was hit by a pitch during a game. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Time To End One Of Baseball’s Unwritten Rules

Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels is serving a five-day suspension after admitting he hit rookie Bryce Harper with a pitch on purpose. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that it’s time to end baseball’s acceptance of purposely throwing at a batter as long as you don’t admit it.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/09/2012

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Phillies Beat Giants, 2-1

Cole Hamels pitched a seven-hitter for his first win in two weeks and the Philadelphia Phillies won their season-high ninth in a row, beating the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Saturday.

CBS San Francisco–08/06/2011

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A’s Beat Phillies, 4-1

Trevor Cahill tossed three-hit ball into the eighth inning, Adam Rosales homered and the Oakland Athletics beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday night.

KPIX 5–06/25/2011