Once play resumes, 3½ innings remain to decide Game 5

Originally Published: October 28, 2008
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Here's a question to ponder as the Phillies and Rays await the resumption of Game 5 of the World Series on Wednesday night (or Thursday or beyond, depending on the weather):

If the rain drags on so long that it's time for Cole Hamels' scheduled "throw" session, could Philadelphia's ace return to pitch three more innings and go the full nine?

"I am in the game, aren't I?'' Hamels said.

Don't bet on that happening. But in light of the meteorological chaos ...

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