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COLE HAMELS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Exploring the Hamels-to-Dodgers trade possibility

National reports surfaced Monday night that the Phillies "have made Cole Hamels available" and the Dodgers are interested. It makes sense since L.A. is one of few teams -- maybe the only team -- equipped with the finances and elite prospects to pull off a blockbuster for the Phils' lefty ace. But, as colleague Jim Salisbury has said all along, the Phillies will need...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Don't Trade Cole Hamels!

Cole Hamels made his MLB debut in 2006.  Since that time he's become a Top 10 starting pitcher.  Check out his MLB ranks.Cole Hamels' MLB Ranks Since 2006: Minimum 1000 IP W - 104 (14th)GS - 262 (9th)CG - 13 (11th) SHO - 6 (11th)IP - 1719 (9th)K - 1633 (4th) ERA - 3.33 (10th)WHIP - 1.14 (5th)WAR - 33 (9th)*Courtesy of FanGraphs.com He's 30 years old and under team control...
Via We Should Be GM's
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Willing to Trade Cole Hamels

Jayson Stark over at ESPN reported in a column on Monday that the Philadelphia Phillies are entertaining offers for staff ace Cole Hamels, who immediately becomes the top pitcher on the trade market, especially with David Price likely staying in Tampa Bay.  Stark does go on to indicate that a deal is unlikely due to an astronomical asking price. Apparently, Philadelphia is said...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hamels is On the Block, Dodgers Kicking Tires

Is he or isn’t he? Just three days away from the MLB trade deadline, nobody seems to know. Per Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, LHP Cole Hamels is reportedly on the trading block. Morosi reports that the Phillies price tag is currently very high and other outlets have reported that the Phillies are looking for at least three pieces in return for Hamels. Despite starting the season on...
Via Phillies Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Phillies' Cole Hamels would "love" to play for Boston

While the Boston Red Sox are not buying at this trade deadline, Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels expressed interest in playing for the Red Sox. Boston is not playing well this season. After coming off of a World Series championship in 2013, the Red Sox are currently sitting 7.5 games behind the second Wild Card, and are 10.5 out of first in the American League East.It is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Philadelphia scouting Red Sox system, potential Cole Hamels deal?

The Philadelphia Phillies avoided a sweep at the hands of the San Francisco Giants with a 2-1 win yesterday. The win was just the 10th win in the last 30 games for the Phillies, who moved to 44-58 on the season. Chase Utley went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Phillies and Cole Hamels struck out 10 over eight innings to pick up his fifth win of the season. It was one of the strongest...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Trade Notes: Hamels and Byrd

Could Cole Hamels be shipping up to Boston? Put this into the “where there is smoke, there is fire” category of sports. The Phillies continue to say that they are not trading starter Cole Hamels, but the Phillies scouts picked an interesting game to attend Thursday night. Jayson Stark of ESPN is reporting that the Phillies sent scouts to the  Boston Red Sox AA (Portland Sea...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies considering releasing Ryan Howard

A few years ago Ryan Howard was one of the most feared hitters in baseball, and now he’s on the verge of being out of the game altogether. On Wednesday a report surfaced claiming that the Philadelphia Phillies were considering paying the rest of Howard’s contract and releasing him after the season. Howard is owed $25 million this season and a total of $60 million over the next...
Via Rumors and Rants
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Latest Trade Rumors on Hamels, Burnett, Pigs

Good Sunday morning! Just 11 days away from the trade deadline, here are the latest trade rumors surrounding the Phillies. - Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe cites Major League sources, stating that if the Phillies find a taker for the entire remainder of Cole Hamels‘ contract and get three pieces in return, Hamels “is gone”. - The Phillies and the Orioles have begun “very...
Via Phillies Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Cole Hamels Coming To Red Sox Rotation?

Cole Hamels: Coming To An Aging Ballpark Near You?According to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe (AKA John Henry's Journalistic Plaything), the Red Sox may be contemplating a trade for Phillies left-handed ace Cole Hamels. There are four years and $90 million left on Hamels' contract—which is right in the neighborhood the Red Sox are willing to go for a #1 starter. Of course...
Via FenwayNation
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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