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COLE HAMELS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ruf's bat, Hamels' arm lead Phillies past Padres

The Phillies have begun a stretch of five straight games against left-handed pitchers and that could mean some extended playing time for the man fans often clamor to see more of -- Darin Ruf. Ruf got the start at first base on Wednesday night and was the offensive pacesetter in the Phillies’ 5-2 win over the San Diego Padres. He started a four-run rally with a single in the fifth...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hamels dominates Padres again in Phillies 5-2 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) Cole Hamels dominated San Diego again as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Padres 5-2 on Wednesday night, ending a three-game losing skid. Hamels (9-7) struck out nine in seven innings and allowed a run as he scattered seven hits and a walk. It marked Hamel's 21st straight start in which he was charged with three runs or less. Over that span he is 8-4 with a...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 152: Phillies vs. Padres

Philadelphia Phillies (69-82) at San Diego Padres (70-80) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Cole Hamels (8-7, 2.51 ERA) vs. SD: Eric Stults (7-16, 4.49)  Time: 10:10, Petco Park TV: CSN Weather: Clear, 77 Media: Twitter and Facebook Note for tonight:  Last night was an ugly offensive showing for both teams. Tonight, Cole Hamels will look for just his ninth win despite the third-best...
Via Phillies Nation
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, Sep 17

Cole Hamels, Chris Sale, Madison Bumgarner, David Price — there’s no shortage of must-start aces. As for the rest? A ton of guys rate league average or better! Let’s go to the rankings. C.J. Wilson rates well at home against a lefty-heavy Mariners lineup. Over the last two weeks the Mariners are 21st in wOBA (.289) and they’re 29th against LHP this season (also .289). In...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels, Phillies Pitch First Combined No-Hitter In Franchise History

Cole Hamels had six no-hit innings going against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Monday, but after throwing 108 pitches in the 90-degree heat, the Philadelphia Phillies turned to their bullpen. Luckily, they kept rolling for Hamels. Jake Diekman and Dan Giles handled all of their batters in the seventh and eighth innings, respectively, and former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon shut...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels Upset, Departs Mound in Disgust

#454229290 / gettyimages.com With the Phillies leading 3-2 in last night's game against the Nationals in the top of the eighth, starting pitcher, Cole Hamels, took the hill for another inning of work around 80 pitches. On the first hitter of the inning, Asdrubal Cabrera, Hamels surrendered a game-tying solo...
Via Philliedelphia
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Trouble in the Phillies Clubhouse?

You can’t ignore it now. Last night, after the Phillies third straight win to make is five of their last six, starter Cole Hamels made it clear (sort of) he was upset with manager Ryne Sandberg‘s decision to pull him in the eighth inning after Hamels allowed a lead off home run. He dodged questions on whether he was upset with Sandberg. Hamels is now the fourth player to appear...
Via Phillies Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight hottest MLB pitchers right now

If you still don’t believe that the era of unbridled pitching prowess is upon us, here is one fact—among the many—to potentially sway you. Currently, there are 21 pitchers who have ERAs lower than 3.00. || Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies As recent as 22 days ago, all signs were pointing to Hamels being dealt away from the only professional team he’s known. With each...
Via The Sports Daily
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Scouting Red Sox; Cole Hamels Open To Joining Boston

Are the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies cooking up a blockbuster? That’s what The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo wonders. According to Cafardo, the Phillies have been aggressively scouting the Red Sox, even after Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline. To make things even more interesting, a source close to Cole Hamels told Cafardo that the Phillies ace would...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels Coming To Boston In Blockbuster?

(Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports)Multiple sources are reporting on the possibility of a "blockbuster" trade between the Red Sox and Phillies that could bring left-handed starter Cole Hamels to Boston. Reports suggest that the Phillies have been unusually active in their scouting of The Carmine Hose—recently covering series in Boston, St. Louis and Anaheim. Ben Cherington...
Via FenwayNation
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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