Cole Hamels intends to give Braves a boost for postseason

Cole Hamels will throw approximately 55 to 60 pitches in his long-awaited debut Wednesday. It will start what Hamels hopes is a 180-degree turnaround regarding the success of his Braves tenure.The 36-year-old signed a one-year, $18 million deal with the Braves last winter. He was supposed to stabilize a rotation that was going to rely heavily on younger pitchers after waving farewell to noted veteran innings-eaters Julio Teheran and Dallas Keuchel.Instead, it’s been a nightmare eight months for Hamels. He suffered a shoulder injury before spring training that kept him out of the exhibition sea…

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