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Amaro Doesn't Forsee Cole Hamels Being Moved

View image | The speculation regarding a potential Cole Hamels deal has been the focal point of the Phillies this offseason, with the exception of the organization unprofessionally voicing their opinions on Ryan Howard. Sure, Jimmy Rollins has departed, but Cole Hamels has really been the center of this...
Via Philliedelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Alert: The Winning Bid for Hamels, Phillies

While questions surround a trade of Cole Hamels, the Philadelphia Phillies wait for a satisfactory proposal. Do you think they’ll receive a reasonable offer? There will be a published Red Alert and/or Storyline each week. Red Alert highlights a specific player and Storyline features multiple stars. Please, scroll down for this edition of Pinstripe Focus: Destination and...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Cole Hamels trade update

At the beginning of the offseason I wrote a piece about the Phillies suitors for Cole Hamels and why a Hamels trade makes sense. Now, halfway through the offseason, new suitors have emerged and the market has shifted due to different signings and non-signings (top FA pitcher Max Scherzer remains unsigned). While it still makes sense for the Phillies to trade Hamels, it is time...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Padres, Rangers, Red Sox all in on Cole Hamels

The Philadelphia Phillies still haven’t traded ace starter Cole Hamels, but GM Ruben Amaro isn’t too concerned. The trade market for Hamels is still quite strong, and according to CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury, the Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, and Texas Rangers are all solid suitors for him. Five weeks before spring training, there are four primary suitors...
Via The Outside Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies in ‘staredowns’ over Cole Hamels

      This embed is invalid   " /> The Philadelphia Phillies aren’t blinking.   The Phillies are involved in “staredowns” with four teams regarding pitcher Cole Hamels, according to’s Jim Salisbury. The Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals are the primary suitors for the left-hander, sources told...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox And Four Others In 'Staredown' On Hamels

(Total Sports Live)According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia, the Red Sox are one of four teams currently in a "staredown" with the Phillies on a potential trade for left-hander Cole Hamels. The other teams are the San Diego Padres, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. Reportedly, Philadelphia is still demanding Mookie Betts and/or Blake Swihart in exchange for Hamels—a...
Via FenwayNation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Salisbury: Hamels Will 'Eventually' Be Traded; Four Teams in 'Stare Down'

View image | The potential trade of Phillies' ace Cole Hamels this offseason has been one of the heavily discussed topics throughout Major League Baseball. Hamels, 31, is set to earn $23.5 million through 2018, with a team option, vesting option, and/or buyout pending for the 2019 season. Recent...
Via Philliedelphia
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres are still hungry for Cole Hamels

It’s been a few days since the San Diego Padres have done anything crazy this winter, so let’s fire up the rumor machine, shall we? The Padres are still in the hunt to acquire Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels, and according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Padres could end up as the most likely landing spot for Hamels. But while nothing appears imminent, or even necessarily...
Via The Outside Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Must Trade Cole Hamels

With less than 70 days remaining until pitchers and catchers report to spring training, major uncertainties linger for the Philadelphia Phillies surrounding the face of their pitching staff. Cole Hamels, by far the most decorated pitcher currently under contract with the Phillies, could follow the former league MVP Jimmy Rollins on his way out of town. The 2015 Phillies are a far...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels to St. Louis? Cards Have the Right Prospects columnist, Richard Justice, wrote a piece yesterday discussing the possibility of Cole Hamels being traded to the Cardinals. “They’re one of the few clubs with enough coveted prospects to get Phillies senior vice president and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. to pull the trigger on this trade,” Justice wrote. He’s right, in fact. The Cardinals have the talented prospects...
Via Phillies Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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