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Sandberg believes he has a handle on Phillies' clubhouse

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg believes he has a good handle on his clubhouse despite the fact that four of his players, by word or action, have been critical or disrespectful of him over the last two weeks. “Yes, yeah,” Sandberg said when posed with that question on Wednesday afternoon. Cole Hamels was the latest to show displeasure with Sandberg. He was visibly perturbed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels Upset, Departs Mound in Disgust

#454229290 / gettyimages.com With the Phillies leading 3-2 in last night's game against the Nationals in the top of the eighth, starting pitcher, Cole Hamels, took the hill for another inning of work around 80 pitches. On the first hitter of the inning, Asdrubal Cabrera, Hamels surrendered a game-tying solo...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels appears upset with Sandberg in Phils' win over Nats

Another Phillie appears to be upset with manager Ryne Sandberg and this one isn’t a fifth starter with a bloated ERA, a stumbling outfielder or a headstrong rookie. This one is the highest-paid athlete in Philadelphia sports history and a former World Series MVP. Cole Hamels appeared none too happy with Sandberg’s decision to remove him from Tuesday night's game after giving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Trouble in the Phillies Clubhouse?

You can’t ignore it now. Last night, after the Phillies third straight win to make is five of their last six, starter Cole Hamels made it clear (sort of) he was upset with manager Ryne Sandberg‘s decision to pull him in the eighth inning after Hamels allowed a lead off home run. He dodged questions on whether he was upset with Sandberg. Hamels is now the fourth player to appear...
Via Phillies Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Galvis, Ruf Homer As Phillies Win Third Straight

Freddy Galvis came up big with his first homer of the year, giving the Phillies the lead in the fifth against Gio Gonzalez The Nationals made things interesting late, but a strong effort from the bullpen in relief of Cole Hamels helped the Phillies escape with the win Tuesday night...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 4, Washington 3; 26 August 2014 (Washington 75-56, Philadelphia 60-72)

Photo Credit: timesunion.com For the second straight night, the Nationals ran into a confident, competent veteran pitcher. Tuesday, Cole Hamels didn’t strike out as many Washington hitters as rotation mate A.J. Burnett, but Hamels was nonetheless efficient. Even with Washington resting left-handed hitters Adam LaRoche (stiff back) and Bryce Harper, Hamels was undeterred. Undeterred...
Via DC Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nat Swat

The Phillies continued their solid play of late, taking down the Nationals again tonight. Cole Hamels started for the Phillies, and though he didn’t factor in the decision, he pitched well and put his team in position to win. The Phillies got on the board first in the fifth inning, when with Grady Sizemore on, […]
Via Philly Sports Live
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Send Cole Hamels Looking for Third Series Win in a Row

#488714465 / gettyimages.com Yesterday, the Phillies (59-72) took game one of a three game series over the Washington Nationals (75-55). In the game, home runs by Cody Asche and Carlos Ruiz, as well as a stellar performance by A.J. Burnett, who went seven innings, striking out 12 batters on two...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels, Phillies beat Mariners 4-3

The Philadelphia region prepared itself for the main event of Wednesday’s sporting schedule, a Little League game played out at Citizens Bank Park. And not of the high-caliber kind that’s being played this week in Williamsport. More of the endless, error-filled brand of ball found at your local recreation league fields each weekend in the spring. The fourth inning of a matinee...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wil Nieves has three hits to help Hamels, Phillies down Mariners

  Wil Nieves doubled and had three hits and Cole Hamels got a victory when he wasn't at his best as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday. Chase Utley had the go-ahead RBI and Ben Revere and Marlon Byrd drove in runs for the Phillies, who won for just the third time in their last nine. Kendrys Morales homered for Seattle, which was bidding...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nieves, Hamels lead Phillies past Mariners, 4-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Wil Nieves doubled and had three hits and Cole Hamels got a victory when he wasn't at his best as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday. Chase Utley had the go-ahead RBI and Ben Revere and Marlon Byrd drove in runs for the Phillies. Kendrys Morales homered for Seattle. Hamels (7-6) snapped his string of seven straight starts...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 127: Phillies vs Mariners

Philadelphia Phillies (55-71) vs Seattle Mariners (68-57) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Cole Hamels (6-6, 2.44 ERA) vs. SEA: James Paxton (3-0, 2.20 ERA) Time: 1:05 ET, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Low 80′s, Partly cloudy Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: The Mariners got their first ever win at Citizens Bank Park last night, and will go for a series win today...
Via Phillies Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

MONEY HAUL: Baseball’s Worst Player Contracts

The numbers are staggering when you start to break them down by the player, years, annual salary etc. $100 to $150 million contracts are becoming common in baseball. However, what is not common is for those contracts to yield productive results from the players. There is no shortage of contracts in the $150 to $200 […] The post MONEY HAUL: Baseball’s Worst Player Contracts appeared...
Via Outside Analysis
13 days ago  |  Discuss

You Can Own Cole Hamels’ Suburban PA Home for $1.55 Million

Phillies Pitcher Cole Hamels has seemingly been on the trade market for the last 2-3 years, so it wasn’t a surprise when he...
Via Busted Coverage
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Buchanan, Phils Look for Series Victory Against Lincecum, Giants

With a split of the first two games in this series, it's not very surprising that the Phillies were victorious in Cole Hamels' start, but defeated in Kyle Kendrick's outing. And yet, neither pitcher played much of a factor in the result. On Friday, the team made their comeback toward...
Via Philliedelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade rumors continue to swirl around Phils' Hamels

The rumors of Cole Hamels' departure will not soon subside. The ace lefthander cannot be traded until November. Whether or not to deal Hamels to replenish a depleted pool of young talent will be the winter's most significant dilemma. Hamels has made his intent clear: He wants to remain in Philadelphia. But he wants to win, and contention could take the Phillies years to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 122: Phillies at Giants

Philadelphia Phillies (53-68) at San Francisco Giants (63-57) Starting Pitchers: PHI: Cole Hamels (6-6, 2.37 ERA) vs. SFG: Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.22 ERA) Time: 10:15 ET, AT&T Park TV: CSN Weather: 72, Partly cloudy Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today:  The Phillies could use a win and Cole Hamels is certainly their best chance.  He’s been impressive lately...
Via Phillies Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels Poised to Continue 5-Game Streak; First San Fran Appearance Since 2011

Photo: Philliedelphia/Andrew Gillen Tonight, the Phillies California trip will roll into San Francisco for their annual trip to AT&T Park. Following the two-game sweep at the hands of Anaheim, Philadelphia will have their best chance at a rebound in tonight's game. Their ace, Cole Hamels, takes to the mound in...
Via Philliedelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight hottest MLB pitchers right now

If you still don’t believe that the era of unbridled pitching prowess is upon us, here is one fact—among the many—to potentially sway you. Currently, there are 21 pitchers who have ERAs lower than 3.00. || Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies As recent as 22 days ago, all signs were pointing to Hamels being dealt away from the only professional team he’s known. With each...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Scouting Red Sox; Cole Hamels Open To Joining Boston

Are the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies cooking up a blockbuster? That’s what The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo wonders. According to Cafardo, the Phillies have been aggressively scouting the Red Sox, even after Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline. To make things even more interesting, a source close to Cole Hamels told Cafardo that the Phillies ace would...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation – Episode 19 – Ryan Howard vs. LHP, Curt Simmons and Kevin Wilson

On this episode of Phillies Nation, Pat and Corey discuss some positives from the Phillies season thus far, including Cole Hamels’ career year and Ryan Howard’s surprising success against lefties. They also bring you a minor league update with a focus on the Phils’ 2014 first round pick, Aaron Nola. Ian sits down with Phillies legendary pitcher Curt Simmons for a rare television...
Via Phillies Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Pitcher Cole Hamels Is Selling His House, Too

A couple weeks ago, we learned that Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was selling his house. However, it appears that he is not the only one on the Phillies looking to sell. Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels has put his house for sale, too. Lauren Mennen on Philly.com's real estate blog...
Via Philliedelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blockbuster trade brewing between Phillies and Red Sox?

The non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the Phillies were subsequently unable to come to an agreement with the Cubs on a deal for Cole Hamels after Chicago reportedly claimed him last week. But still, a blockbuster could be in the works. The Phillies have been heavily scouting the Red Sox over these last two weeks, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. "Don’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels Coming To Boston In Blockbuster?

(Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports)Multiple sources are reporting on the possibility of a "blockbuster" trade between the Red Sox and Phillies that could bring left-handed starter Cole Hamels to Boston. Reports suggest that the Phillies have been unusually active in their scouting of The Carmine Hose—recently covering series in Boston, St. Louis and Anaheim. Ben Cherington...
Via FenwayNation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Could The Phillies And Red Sox Be Working On A Cole Hamels Trade?

#111683358 / gettyimages.com The Phillies' need to rebuild was one of the storylines before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Then, NOT making a move became the big story. This offseason those same sentiments should continue. If a report is true, then the Phillies appear to be building framework for...
Via Philliedelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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