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Rangers' Hamels looking foward to 'not only next season, but the next couple years'

Cole Hamels is excited to be wearing a Rangers uniform. Tim Heitman USA TODAY SportsIn a season after they lost 95 games, the Texas Rangers surprised everybody at the trade deadline, acquiring Cole Hamels from the Philadelphia Phillies.Hamels performed well for the Rangers, pitching to a 7-1 record with a 3.66 ERA, including a complete game on Game 162 to clinch the AL West title...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Oct. 14

What could be better than a couple of Game 5s? Well, three, but you’ll have to wait until Thursday to get the last one: Cole Hamels (TEX) vs. Marcus Stroman (TOR) 4:07 p.m. ET​ What a matchup! This is the exact scenario for which Hamels was acquired, and this sort of possible pressure no doubt motivated Stroman to work extra hard to return from a torn ACL in just six months...
Via The Sports Post
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Player Review: Cole Hamels

One morning back in July, my brother called to inform me he scored two tickets to a Phillies game at Wrigley Field. He and his preteen son were taking a road trip to Chicago, landing at the “friendly confines” for a Saturday afternoon affair between the Phils and Cubs. I told him he may be witnessing some history: July 25 could be Cole Hamels’ last start as a Phillie. And it...
Via Phillies Nation
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels deal: What is the true price of rebuilding?

Cole Hamels was officially traded to the Texas Rangers Wednesday. Here's what the Hamels trade means to the Philadelphia Phillies, Rangers and the fans. The post What Is The True Price Of Rebuilding? Evaluating Cole Hamels To Texas appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels chose Rangers over Astros

The Philadelphia Phillies traded pitcher Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, but they may have been forced to turn down a team that was offering a better package. That team is the one that is currently eight games ahead of the Rangers in the AL West division, but Hamels blocked the trade....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers are front-runner for Cole Hamels

As Friday’s Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, the rumors are coming fast and furious. One report on Tuesday caught our collective eye, as it appears the Texas Rangers will try to land a big fish this week. Bob Nightengale is reporting that the Rangers are “now the clear-cut favorite” to land Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels.   The Rangers are currently...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs fans lobby for Cole Hamels trade after getting no-hit

Phillies southpaw Cole Hamels fired the first no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years on Saturday, and the reactionary effect is already in full throttle. Barely 12 hours after watching their beloved Cubbies get incapacitated by the Philadelphia ace, Chicago fans posted the following ultimatum across the street from Wrigley Field. The message across...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hamels notches first career no-hitter in Chicago

In what could have been a farwell by Cole Hamels to Philadelphia, the veteran lefty tossed a no-hitter on Saturday at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. En route to his first career nine-inning hitless bid, Hamels struck out 13 and walked two to move his season record to 6-7 while tossing 129 pitches to mark his first win since May 23rd. The shutout victory could also serve as an up close...
Via Phillies Nation
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels no-hits the Cubs

Cole Hamels of the Phillies eliminated all of the bad taste from his last two starts out of scouts’ mouths on Saturday when he no-hit the Chicago Cubs. It’s the third no-hitter of the 2015, the 13th in Phillies history, and the second Hamels has been involved in following last year’s combined no-hitter by the Phillies on Labor Day in Atlanta. This was the first time in an astounding...
Via The Outside Corner
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels throws no-hitter in possibly last start with Phillies

Rumors have been swirling around Cole Hamels name over the past several months. And with the trade deadline less than a week away, we could be witnessing the end of his tenure with the Philadelphia Phillies. Going up against a Chicago Cubs squad that have been rumored to be interested in the staff ace, Hamels did something pretty amazing on Saturday. “NO. HITS. FOR. YOU....
Via Sportsnaut
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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