With 10 days left until the trade deadline, Cole Hamels is still proving he wants to stay in Philadelphia. After surrendering home runs to opposing pitcher Matt Cain and catcher Buster Posey in the top of the third, Hamels answered with a shot over the right field wall. For Hamels that is his 1st home run in 420 at bats.
Hamels has been saying all along that he wants to retire as a Phillie. With a different rumor circulating everyday, many curious fans speculate the status of left handed gem Cole Hamels. Will he stay or will he go is the biggest question in Philadelphia.
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According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports both sides are heading “in the right direction.” Talks have been heating up to keep Cole Hamels in the City of Brotherly Love. Cole Hamels is seeking a contract similar to Left-handed pitcher Matt Cain in which he signed for 6 years/$127.5 million earlier this season. Matt Cain has an option for a seventh year which could bring his earnings up to $141 mill...