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Hamels eyeing continued success against Royals

Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will square off against Rangers lefty Cole Hamels in the middle game of the series on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.
16 hours ago

Texas putting title hopes on Darvish, Hamels

Based on how smoothly Cole Hamels navigated his way through the Cubs lineup on Sunday and Yu Darvish's strong return Saturday, the Rangers are looking like a tough out, both in the regular season and the postseason.
5 days ago

For Cole Hamels, it's go time - exactly what the Rangers need

CHICAGO -- The All-Star Game ended the preliminaries, left-hander Cole Hamels said on Sunday. The heart of the season is upon the Rangers."I understand this is now the go time,'' Hamels said. "This is where you distance yourself. This is where teams have to make their move.''Hamels changed, for at least one day, the direction of the Rangers by throttling the Chicago Cubs for eight...
Via SportsDay
5 days ago

Cole Hamels dominant, Rangers end 4-game slide by topping Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cole Hamels pitched eight dominant innings in his first game at Wrigley Field since throwing a no-hitter at the famed ballpark a year ago, and the Texas Rangers stopped a four-game slide by topping the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Sunday. Hamels (10-2) struck out his first six batters. He fanned seven overall and gave up just an unearned run on four hits. Last summer, the lefty...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No no-no, but Hamels again owns Wrigley

The last time Cole Hamels pitched at Wrigley Field one year ago this month, he struck out 13 and no-hit the Cubs. On Sunday, it looked as if the left-hander was in the same groove, striking out the first six batters he faced. This time, Hamels didn't need to throw a no-hitter to get the win.
5 days ago

Yu Darvish returning to Rangers' rotation Saturday

Starting rotation help is on the way for the Texas Rangers. Per Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News, Yu Darvish will be returning from the disabled list this weekend. Rangers say Darvish ready to start on Saturday at Cubs. — Gerry Fraley (@gfraley) July 13, 2016 The Rangers' rotation has been strong this year. With a 4.07 ERA, Texas starters rank ninth in all of baseball...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels needed stitches in chin after tripping

Those watching Cole Hamels pitch during Tuesday’s All-Star Game in San Diego likely noticed a bandage he had on his chin. The reason for the bandage was later revealed. According to FOX MLB reporter Ken Rosenthal, the Texas Rangers pitcher tripped coming out of the bathroom in his hotel room and needed eight stitches for the cut: Did Cole Hamels cut himself shaving? pic.twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Teams Best Positioned to Take on Salary at Deadline

At last year’s the trade deadline, the Texas Rangers made a deal for Cole Hamels despite a 50-52 record that placed them three games back in the wild card race, with four teams in front of them — and seven games back in the division, with two teams ahead of them. The club ultimately finished the season 38-22, winning the division in the process. The addition of Hamels was certainly...
Via Fangraphs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels Got Better in the Big Leagues

When Cole Hamels arrived in the major leagues, he had a 90 mph fastball, decent command, and what would prove to be baseball’s best changeup. That’s a few bucks short of an ace, and so, in two of his first four seasons, he produced an ERA over four and maybe was looking for something. Now, instead of having one elite pitch, the Rangers’ ace is the only starting pitcher in...
Via Fangraphs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Did Cole Hamels’ Changeup Go?

If you know one thing about Cole Hamels beyond his profession or employer, it’s likely the fact that he throws a magnificent changeup. It’s the pitch upon which Hamels’ impressive career has been built from the moment he made his major-league debut as a 22-year-old kid. Like any successful pitcher, Hamels has had to adjust and improve over the years first by refining his curveball...
Via Fangraphs
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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