Latest Hammel Stories

2009-09-19 23:26:22

Jason Hammel held Arizona to three runs and four hits Saturday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 10-4 win over the Diamondbacks. Hammel (9-8) threw 110 pitches with two walks and five strikeouts before relievers Rafael Betancourt and Franklin Morales completed the six-hitter. Jason Giambi hit a pinch-hit

2009-08-20 21:39:11

Jason Hammel allowed three hits over seven innings Thursday and the Colorado Rockies improved their wild-card position by fighting off Washington 4-1. The Rockies won their fourth in a row and boosted their lead in the National League wild-card race to 2 ½ games over San Francisco.

2009-07-25 12:33:15

The newly repaired Hubble Space Telescope is sending back exquisite pictures of debris from an object that collided with Jupiter, NASA officials said. Scientists interrupted calibration of Hubble's new Wide Field Camera 3, installed by astronauts in May, to photograph the debris field 360 million miles away, said Heidi Hammel, Hubble's lead astronomer at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.