Though the Phillies have faded from contention, there are still storylines worth following on this team.

Cole Hamels' place in the National League Cy Young race is certainly one of them.

With seven weeks remaining in the season, Hamels is probably a second-tier candidate for the award. But there's still time for him to better his standing. And if he continues to pitch like he has lately ...

Well, just don't count him out.