Hamels and Park, lineups

Your Inquirer baseball team has today covered from both sides of Florida.  Back in Clearwater, Jim Salisbury reports that Cole Hamels long-tossed this morning.  Jim also spoke with Chan Ho Park, who confirmed that he is experiencing soreness in his left hamstring after slipping while throwing a pitch to Albert Pujols Sunday.  Park was able to throw a bullpen session today, and believes he'lll start Saturday--though he'll know more about that tomorrow.

Here in Jupiter, a gray day with thunderstorms in the forecast.  Here's the lineup for the 1:05 game against the Marlins:

Ozuna 2B

Donald SS

Ibanez LF

Howard 1B

Werth CF

Jenkins RF

Giles 3B

Coste C

Blanton P

UPDATE--  Hamels had this to say after long-tossing: "I felt good, but I had no problem long-tossing (before).  A bullpen session will be the test."

In other words, because Hamels' elbow only bothered him between innings of games that he pitched, long-tossing at 150 feet did not provide a true test of his health.  But it ain't a bad thing that he felt good.  No word yet on when Hamels will throw his first bullpen session.

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