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COLE HAMELS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cole Hamels: Giant Slayer (Phillies Win)

Fans of offensive baseball would be severely disappointed with last evening's ballgame. They'd also be discouraged with the pitching matchup set for today's afternoon contest. Cole Hamels, easily the best starting pitcher on the Phillies this season, has been worth every bit of his $100+ million contract. Pitching for San...
Via Philliedelphia
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies considering releasing Ryan Howard

A few years ago Ryan Howard was one of the most feared hitters in baseball, and now he’s on the verge of being out of the game altogether. On Wednesday a report surfaced claiming that the Philadelphia Phillies were considering paying the rest of Howard’s contract and releasing him after the season. Howard is owed $25 million this season and a total of $60 million over the next...
Via Rumors and Rants
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Phillies telling teams Cole Hamels isn’t available

The Philadelphia Phillies are a team that is most definitely a “seller” as the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches. After Monday night’s 7-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Phillies are 43-56 and sit 12 games out of first place in the National League East. Despite that, Philadelphia is apparently going to hold on to what may be its most valuable trade chip. The Phillies...
Via Rumors and Rants
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Teams are Watching Cliff Lee? Is Hamels Available?

(Getty Images) During the Jayson Stark Show, hosted by our very own Pat Gallen, Stark named the 10 teams that are in attendance for Monday nights Phillies game presumably to scout Cliff Lee. Those teams are; Tigers, Pirates, Giants, Rangers, Diamondbacks, Angels, Blue Jays, Orioles, Brewers, and Royals. Lee is making his first start since an elbow strain put him on the disabled list...
Via Phillies Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Reportedly Have Set An Asking Price For Cole Hamels, Who Wouldn't Mind A Trade

The Phillies continue towards the trade deadline with perhaps the single trade candidate who could bring the best return: pitcher Cole Hamels. Whether the Phillies wish to actually trade Hamels, or are doing their due diligence, remains to be seen. One report this morning seems to indicate that they have...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The curious case of Boston's reported interest in Cole Hamels

No one can really be blamed for making a play for a great pitcher like Phillies star left-hander Cole Hamels. But in the case of the Red Sox, who have shown interest in Hamels according to the Boston Globe and others, it's maybe just a littler bit harder to understand. Boston offered its own star lefty Jon Lester $70M over four years in spring training. Now suddenly, they'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Latest Trade Rumors on Hamels, Burnett, Pigs

Good Sunday morning! Just 11 days away from the trade deadline, here are the latest trade rumors surrounding the Phillies. - Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe cites Major League sources, stating that if the Phillies find a taker for the entire remainder of Cole Hamels‘ contract and get three pieces in return, Hamels “is gone”. - The Phillies and the Orioles have begun “very...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Not Looking To Trade Cole Hamels Despite Red Sox Rumor

Cole Hamels isn’t walking through that door. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo suggested this week that the Boston Red Sox could consider pursuing Hamels as a potential replacement for free agent-to-be Jon Lester. However, WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford reported Friday that the Philadelphia Phillies have shown no inclination to trade Hamels. Hamels is owed $90 million over the next...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Cole Hamels Coming To Red Sox Rotation?

Cole Hamels: Coming To An Aging Ballpark Near You?According to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe (AKA John Henry's Journalistic Plaything), the Red Sox may be contemplating a trade for Phillies left-handed ace Cole Hamels. There are four years and $90 million left on Hamels' contract—which is right in the neighborhood the Red Sox are willing to go for a #1 starter. Of course...
Via FenwayNation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nine Teams Clear of Hamels’ NTC

Buried yesterday among news and notes was a pair of tweets from Jon Morosi. Those tweets revealed the nine teams that Phillies’ lefty Cole Hamels could be traded two without his consent. This list includes locations near his childhood home like the Dodgers, Angels, and Padres, usual contenders like the Cardinals, Yankees, Red Sox, and Rangers, and two NL East rivals, the Nationals...
Via Phillies Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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