The Atlanta Braves placed left-hander Cole Hamels on the 10-day injured list Monday, with The Athletic reporting the veteran will not be available for the upcoming playoffs.
Hamels’ latest injury is a sore shoulder and it will leave him with just one start this season after signing a one-year, $18 million contract in the offseason. The 36-year-old was on the 60-day injured list earlier this season with triceps tendinitis.
Hamels’ lone outing came Sept. 16 when he gave up three runs on three hits in 3 1/3 innings to the Baltimore Orioles and took the loss.
Over 15 seasons, Hamels has a career 163-122 record with a 3.43 ERA over 423 appearances (422 starts) for the Philadelphia Phillies (2006-15), Texas Rangers (2015-18), Chicago Cubs (2018-19) and the Braves.
The Braves are 31-22 and lead the National League East by three games over the Miami Marlins. Their magic number for clinching a third consecutive division title is five.