Phillies' Hamels suspended for hit batter

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Philadelphia Phillies' starting pitcher Cole Hamels delivers pitch to a Washington Nationals' batter in the sixth inning during their baseball game at Nationals Park, Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Washington. Phillies defeated the Nationals 9-3. (AP Photo/Richard Lipski)

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Cole Hamels earned a five-game suspension for the way he welcomed Bryce Harper to the big leagues. The 2008 World Series MVP was suspended for intentionally throwing at the Washington rookie in the Philadelphia Phillies' 9-3 win over the Nationals on May 6.

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