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Phillies star pitcher admits to hitting Nationals phenom

http://twitter.com/#!/oodlesofnoodlez/status/199534043556085760

We guess you can cross off the Washington Nationals as a team that will be pursing Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels this coming offseason.

Hammels told reporters after last nights game that he purposely drilled Nats phenom Bryce Harper as a “Welcome to the big leagues moment.”

Nats GM Mike Rizzo was none too pleased, calling Hamels a “fake tough guy” and deserved to be suspended for such a “classless, gutless act.”

None other than Curt Schilling took to his twitter account to call out Hamels.

"making it not that old-school, prestigious way of baseball" What the hell does that even mean? I'm old, I'm a former player, I don't get it

— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 7, 2012

@agbarlow3 Cole Hamels couldn't hold my jock in the control department, check the numbers.He can throw at anyone he wants, imo it was stupid

— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 7, 2012

Hamels stating what he did wasn’t the brightest move to some.

https://twitter.com/#!/I_am_Tyril_/status/199526309850918912

He's embarrassed a kid stole home on him RT @molly_knight Nats GM Mike Rizzo calls Cole Hamels "gutless," … http://t.co/F7wTntYu

— J Spa (@jspangla) May 7, 2012

But Hamels does have his supporters.

Cole Hamels plunked Harper on purpose #loveit #welcometothebigleagues

— Brett Willman (@willmanizer) May 7, 2012

Mike Rizzo needs to shut up, there is NO Phillies/Nationals rivalry and Cole Hamels rocks. http://t.co/B3lTbNIT

— Erica Bauwens (@EricaBauwens) May 7, 2012

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/05/07/phillies-star-pitcher-admits-to-hitting-nationals-phenom/