Can Cole Hamels be the stopper the Cubs need in their rotation? – Sports & Soldiertalk
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer CHICAGO — In no less of a marquee matchup than it would have been a few years ago, Chicago Cubs lefty Cole Hamels will take the mound for his home debut against three-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals on Sunday night. Scherzer is as elite a performer as ever, but it has been the 34-year-old Hamels’ return to top form that has Cubs’ players and fans buzzing. Hamels is 2-0 and sporting a nifty 0.82 ERA for his new team after beating the Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas