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Cole Hamels Deals, Maikel Franco and Ryan Howard Homer, in Phillies Win

Philadelphia Phillies’ baseman Maikel Franco (7) celebrates with Ryan Howard at home plate after Franco hit a home run in the third inning of the Phillies’ baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Washington. Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) It was a tale of two pitchers on Saturday afternoon when the Philadelphia Phillies...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Toronto Blue Jays tried to acquire Cole Hamels

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY SportsThe Toronto Blue Jays reportedly made an effort to acquire Cole Hamels from the Philadelphia Phillies, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Hamels, though, activated his no-trade clause and essentially put an end to any talk of him heading to Toronto. The Blue Jays are one of 20 teams listed on Hamels’ no-trade list. Hamels rejecting a trade to Toronto...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur, Harang providing life to Phillies clubhouse

View image | Cole Hamels said at one point this offseason that he wanted to get out of Philly in any way possible. Jonathan Papelbon has said too much since joining the Phillies in 2012. Chase Utley doesn’t say much of anything, he does. Only this season, he hasn’t...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies seek seventh straight win behind reliable Harang

The Phillies got strong outing from Cole Hamels and used a three-run sixth inning to secure a 4-3 victory in game one of a four-game series with the Rockies on Monday night. The Phillies win marked their sixth straight, which is the first time they've done so since September 5-12...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels Sensational Again in Phillies Road Win

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, May 18, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Cole Hamels seems to be in mid season form. The 31-year-old ace struck out seven in 7 1/3 innings and allowed just six hits to the Rockies offense for his third straight win on Monday night at Coors...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels Brilliant Again in Phillies Win

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels throws a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) Anybody that ever worried about Cole Hamels’ slow start in April can take a deep breath and just relax. The lefty is just fine, as usual. In addition, the contending teams...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rival GM: Red Sox not blinking in Cole Hamels trade talks

    This embed is invalid   " /> The staring contest continues between the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies.   A rival general manager recently told’s Jon Heyman that Boston “isn’t blinking” in its trade talks with Philadelphia for left-hander Cole Hamels. Heyman suggests, however, the Red Sox still are the favorite to land Hamels...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies GM: Asking price for Cole Hamels has not dropped

    This embed is invalid   " /> The Philadelphia Phillies still aren’t blinking.   One major league general manager who recently inquired about Phillies ace Cole Hamels told The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo that Philadelphia’s asking price for the left-hander still hasn’t dropped despite him struggling in two of his three starts so far this season...
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels' spring debut attended by 24 scouts

  This embed is invalid   " /> Cole Hamels’ spring training debut created plenty of buzz.   Hamels’ Grapefruit League start against the New York Yankees at Bright House Field on Friday drew 24 scouts, according to The Philadelphia Phillies ace, of course, has been the subject of trade rumors since the beginning of the offseason. Hamels didn...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels wants the Phillies to trade him

It’s not a secret that the Philadelphia Phillies are in the beginning stages of what appears to be a long-term rebuilding plan. A rebuilding plan that it seems staff ace Cole Hamels does not want to be a part of. I just want to win. That’s all. That’s all any competitor wants. And I know it’s not going to happen here.” Hamels told USA Today’s Bob Nightengale on Wednesday...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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