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Hamels throws 2 scoreless innings in spring debut

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Left-hander Cole Hamels pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut Friday in a 4-1 loss to a New York Yankees split squad. Hamels allowed one hit, struck out two batters and did not surrender a walk on 31 pitches at Bright House Field. Rain forced a 50-minute delay in the bottom of the third in the scoreless game. Yankees starter Bryan Mitchell...
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Cole Hamels Strong In First Spring Outing as Yanks Top Phils

Yesterday, the Phillies suffered their first Grapefruit League contest against the Astros. Cliff Lee made a successful debut, tossing two shutout innings in front of 22 scouts. Today, Cole Hamels made his spring training debut in front of 29 scouts. The Phillies ace has drawn plenty of interest from other...
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Hamels tosses two scoreless in spring debut

In a game that was interrupted by rain, lefty ace Cole Hamels notched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League season debut. The 31-year-old Hamels started against the NY Yankees, surrendering just one hit while striking out two and walking none in a pair of frame.  According to Ben Davis on the Phillies television broadcast, Hamels was clocked at 86 to 88 MPH. Hamels, who...
Via Phillies Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Cole Hamels Hates “Wins”

Perhaps your league is just forming, or has been around a few years and has an established core of owners, and you may be mulling some changes in rules. I’d like to suggest adding Quality Starts (QS) + Wins (W) over the simple Wins category in pitching. There are a few reasons for this, but first I would say the “Quality Start” is far from perfect, as it may devalue young pitching...
Via Razzball
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A Trade Proposal for the Cubs to Get Hamels.

The Chicago Cubs have made many quality moves this year, but they have yet to make the blockbuster trade. They have made some nice trades, but there is still one more out there, and it’s for Cole Hamels. It will take more than what they gave up in previous trades this offseason, but the Cubs have enough to give up some. The Phillies The Phillies have made it clear to the league...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels rumors continue as top Phillies executive is spotted at Red Sox camp

Phillies fans are mostly sick of the continued Cole Hamels rumors. Hamels is in camp in a Phillies uniform, but the rumors will not die. They were reignited today when special assistant to Ruben Amaro, Jr., Charlie Kerfeld was spotted at Boston Red Sox camp. The report comes from CSN...
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heyman: Swihart or Betts Should be 'Fair Game' in a Hamels Trade

The Red Sox' recent signing of Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada has made it even more apparent that the franchise has overwhelming depth at the infield and outfield positions. Phillies' ace Cole Hamels, 31, has been linked to Boston as a possible trade destination throughout the entire offseason, as they seek...
Via Philliedelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies GM: Hamels' desire for trade 'totally understandable'

Cole Hamels has expressed his openness to joining another MLB team, and the Philadelphia Phillies aren’t mad about it. Well, not too mad.   The lefthanded pitcher raised some eyebrows in a recent USA TODAY Sports article in which he told Bob Nightengale he just wants to win and doesn’t think that will happen in Philly. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. responded...
15 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox, Phillies have discussed Cole Hamels trade

If the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies never execute a trade involving Cole Hamels, it won’t be because the sides never explored the possibility.     The Red Sox and Phillies have at least discussed Hamels, according to multiple reports. It doesn’t sound like a deal is close, though, meaning Boston could begin the season with its current rotation. The Boston Globe’s...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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