Found May 14, 2012 on
My Sports Rumors:
There’s a report out there that Cole Hamels wants a seven year contract from the Philadelphia Phillies. This information comes from Howard Eskin of NBC Philadelphia. If this is indeed the case Phillies fans better enjoy the last starts in a Phillies uniform from Mr. Hamels.
@howardeskin: Just reported on Sports Final @NBCPhiladelphia that I’m told cole hamels agent has told Phillies they r looking for “7″ year deal.
The Phillies are known for not giving out long contracts to pitchers. We were all shocked when they gave Cliff Lee a five year deal so why should we expect them to give Cole seven years? He’s a damn good pitcher but you can’t expect the Phillies to go that length to appease the fans especially at the corresponding dollar figure, which should be around $20 million.
Here’s the deal if the Phillies don’t give Cole seven years someone will. There’s no way he won’t get that kind of contract with the numbers he’s put up throughout his career.
If the Phillies don’t intend to meet his demands it’s time to start seeing what teams like the Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and others may be willing to give up via trade.
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