The Phillies will be in survival mode until Cole Hamels returns.
SARASOTA, Fla — In the temporary absence of Cole Hamels, the Phillies' one-year, $16 million signing of A.J. Burnett looks like it might have been a shrewd move.
Cole Hamels' latest setback may not sound like much at first. After all, the lefty only threw 33 pitches in his first bullpen session of spring training over the weekend.