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JASON HAMMEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

What is Tommy Milone’s future with the Oakland A’s?

Tommy Milone When the Oakland A’s acquire Chicago Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, left-handed pitcher Tommy Milone was bumped from the starting rotation and sent straight down to Triple-A despite going 6-0 with a 2.62 ERA in his prior 11 starts. Many – including Milone – were shocked by this move since he had been so successful throughout June. So, as Milone...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Jason Hammel says he's fine after severe thumb cramp

The Oakland A's lost to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday by the score of 5-2. Even with the loss, the A's are 57-34, three and a half games ahead of the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. Jason Hammel made his first start for the A's since coming over from the Chicago Cubs. He allowed two earned runs, six hits and three strikeouts over five innings...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Hammel’s unhappiness turns into parting shot as Cubs beat Nationals

In the end, it was nothing more than a parting shot. Pulled from the Cubs’ 7-2 victory over the Nationals on Friday after giving up a leadoff double in the seventh inning, Jason Hammel fumed about a pitch-count issue raised two months ago by Jeff Samardzija and discussed privately by Cubs pitchers since. “I have no idea why I came out of the game [at the 92-pitch mark],”...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Jason Hammel edition

Over the past couple of seasons, Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein have been able to sign low-end free agents and flip them at the trade deadline for relatively good prospects. Scott Feldman is a prime example of this as the Chicago Cubs took a chance that Feldman would have a bounceback year and bring value at the trade deadline last season. Sure enough, he had a very good first half...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Multiple teams interested in Jason Hammel

The New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, San Francisco Giants, and Atlanta Braves scouted Jason Hammel at his start earlier today, a league source said. Another report from CSN Chicago had the Toronto Blue Jays there.The Yankees, have many others have stated, likely do not have what it takes to land a guy like Jeff Samardzija or David Price, so they are looking at a cheaper option...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs rumors: Kevin Gausman edition

As we approach the MLB trade deadline, teams are putting themselves in position to be either buyers or sellers. As the year is beginning to take shape, it is looking as though it will be a seller’s market. With no team head and shoulders above the rest, it allows for more teams to become buyers, thus making it a sellers market. With that being said, it makes the trade deadline...
Via isportsweb.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago expected to trade Jason Hammel within next two weeks

The Chicago Cubs added starting pitcher Jason Hammel on a one-year, $6 million deal this past offseason. It was an under-the-radar move that has made the Cubs front office look brilliant. The Cubs, wisely, are looking to sell high on Hammel and he could be traded sometime this month.Teams that have spoken with the Cubs say that the Cubs expect to move Hammel sometime in the next...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Hammel: A Buyer’s Bargain

With 26 out of 30 MLB teams within 6 games back of a wild card spot, the amount of parity within the game of baseball today is at unprecedented levels. While fans benefit from this surge in parity, teams looking to add talent at the trading deadline do not. With only a handful of teams considered to be bona-fide sellers at the trading deadline, the supply of premium pitching talent...
Via Batting Leadoff
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Pitcher Jason Hammel Likely Heading To Seattle

Posted to Brant Brown's GloveJason Hammel just got here, but due to his incredible start to the 2014 season, the Chicago Cubs may trade him. The Seattle Mariners are very interested, and Toronto could also be a suitor. Hammel’s $6 million one-year deal was extremely shrewd, and any prospects they get back would be a bonus at this point. According to Fansided, Mariners left...
Via Sports Mockery
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: Cubs' Jason Hammel makes most sense for New York

The New York Yankees have be in the headlines a lot in the past few weeks with injury issues, pitching dilemmas and Masahiro Tanaka finally losing and so far this has been just a mediocre season for the boys of the Bronx. Several ideas have been tossed around that the Yankees need this pitcher or that pitcher to living things up. The Yankees could not have worked it out any better...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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