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JASON HAMMEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs bring back Hammel with two-year, $20 million contract

CHICAGO -- Jason Hammel never wanted to leave the Chicago Cubs, a team with decidedly increased expectations since he last pitcherd at Wrigley Field. Hammel and the Cubs finalized a $20 million, two-year contract Friday, a deal agreed to earlier in the week. The agreement includes a $12 million club option for 2017 with a $2 million buyout. If the option is exercised, the contract...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hammel and Cubs finalize $20M, 2-year deal

CHICAGO (AP) Jason Hammel never wanted to leave the Chicago Cubs. The team he is rejoining will have decidedly different expectations. Hammel and the Cubs finalized a $20 million, two-year contract to return to the Cubs, a deal agreed to earlier in the week. The contract includes a $12 million club option for 2017 with a $2 million buyout. If the option is exercised, the contract...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs news and notes: Jason Hammel, WLS-TV

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel have agreed to terms on a two-year contract that includes a club option for the 2017 season. -Jason Hammel, 32, joins the Cubs organization for the second time this year, as he signed a one-year deal with the club for the 2014 campaign last February. The righthander went 8-5 with a 2.98 ERA (36 ER/108.2 IP) in 17 starts with...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs News: Cubs agree with SP Jason Hammel for two years

Starting pitcher Jason Hammel is coming back to Wrigley Field, and this time, it appears that he will not leave mid-season once again. MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports that Hammel has agreed to terms on a $20-million contract, which includes two years for a $9-million AAV plus an option for 2017 with a $2-million buyout. #456105282 / gettyimages.com While Hammel is not the biggest...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Hammel Returns to the Chicago Cubs

  VIRAL – Jason Hammel Signs with Chicago Cubs Jason Hammel, who was a part of the Jeff Samardzija trade from the Chicago Cubs to the Oakland Athletics, is headed back to Wrigley Field. According to several sources, the Cubs signed the 32-year-old RHP to an $18 million contract over two seasons. Jason Hammel guaranteed $18 million over 2 years, source confirms @ChrisCotillo...
Via Sports Mockery
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Reach Agreement with Jason Hammel

The Chicago Cubs have reached an agreement with right-hander Jason Hammel on a two-year deal for $18 million that includes an option year. Hammel started 2014 with Chicago with a one year deal worth $6 million, and went 8-5 with a 2.98 ERA for them, before a trade to the A’s. Overall, he was 10-11 with a 3.47 ERA. Hammel played for new Cubs manager Joe Maddon on the 2008 Tampa...
Via Baseball News Source
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Bring Back Jason Hammel

When the Cubs traded Jason Hammel to the A’s, Hammel made it clear that he’d enjoyed his time in Chicago and would be open to returning. He wasn’t kidding, apparently, he’s reportedly reached a deal to return to Chicago. According to Chris Cotillo, the deal is in the range of $18 million over two years […]
Via Fangraphs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Hammel Poised To Reunite With Chicago Cubs

Jason Hammel is close to signing a multi-year pact which would see the hurler return to the Chicago Cubs according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The 32-year old made 17 starts for the Cubs last season posting an impressive 2.98 earned run average before being dealt to the Oakland Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija trade. sources: jason hammel is close to a deal to return to the chicago...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs ‘close to a deal’ to bring back Jason Hammel

Some people are just so impatient. They have to have everything right here and now. Take the Cubs for example. They need starting pitching help, so they went out and got some tonight, rather than waiting until the Winter Meetings actually start tomorrow morning, you know, like normal civilized people would. sources: jason hammel is close to a deal to return to the chicago cubs...
Via The Outside Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs, Jason Hammel close to a deal

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Jason Hammel is close to a deal to return to the Chicago Cubs. Heyman mentions that it is likely a multi-year deal. sources: jason hammel is close to a deal to return to the chicago cubs — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 8, 2014 Hammel, 32, had a 2.98 ERA in Chicago before he was acquired by the Oakland Athletics in 2014. He signed...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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