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JASON HAMMEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

A’s Drop Series to Astros, Hammel Struggles Again

A matchup between the mighty A’s and the lowly Astros would seem to be a gross mismatch on paper but, as the age-old cliche dictates, that’s why they play the games on the field. The first place A’s dropped two out of three to the Astros this week, putting them in danger of losing ground to the second place Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. Also of concern was...
Via BaySportsNet
21 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Possible A's could emrge as a possible mystery team for Jon Lester

The A's, who already acquired Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, are said to have at least some involvement in the Jon Lestery derby, according to people familiar with the talks. It isn't known what Oakland's chances ar at this point, but they already pulled off one surprise by landing Samardzija and Hammel together in a deal with the Cubs. Oakland would appear to have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Tons of teams after Jon Lester

As baseball’s 2014 trade deadline approaches it is looking more and more like the Boston Red Sox will move Jon Lester out of town. Reports late Tuesday night confirm that at least four teams are after the 30-year-old three-time All-Star. The Oakland A’s, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates are all apparently in on the big lefty and the Red Sox are...
Via Rumors and Rants
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
14 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
20 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
25 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
June 30, 2014  |  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
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