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COLE HAMELS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hamels continues hot streak as Phillies beat Mets

The only thing hotter than Cole Hamels’ name in trade rumors is his pitching hand. Hamels turned in another ace-level performance in leading the Phillies to a 6-0 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday night. The left-hander delivered eight shutout innings. He scattered six hits, walked none and struck out eight. Often the victim of poor run support, Hamels was backed by three...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phils don't seem very interested in trading Hamels, but they should be

Everyone who has talked to the Phillies about star left-hander Cole Hamels comes to the same conclusion: Philliy isn't serious about trading the lefty. The Phillies are said to have requested packages of multiple top prospects from at least the Dodgers, Red Sox and Yankees, with no suggestion yet that any of the other teams has realistic hope to land Hamels. As one rival GM...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

On the Report of the Phillies Asking Price for Cole Hamels

With the trade deadline 48 hours away, the Phillies have apparently made Cole Hamels available in trade talks. This is good news for Phillies fans, as Hamels will likely never have more value than he does right now. However, if Bob Nightengale’s sources are correct, the Phillies asking price for Hamels is insane. Yet, according […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Exploring the Hamels-to-Dodgers trade possibility

National reports surfaced Monday night that the Phillies "have made Cole Hamels available" and the Dodgers are interested. It makes sense since L.A. is one of few teams -- maybe the only team -- equipped with the finances and elite prospects to pull off a blockbuster for the Phils' lefty ace. But, as colleague Jim Salisbury has said all along, the Phillies will need...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Willing to Trade Cole Hamels

Jayson Stark over at ESPN reported in a column on Monday that the Philadelphia Phillies are entertaining offers for staff ace Cole Hamels, who immediately becomes the top pitcher on the trade market, especially with David Price likely staying in Tampa Bay.  Stark does go on to indicate that a deal is unlikely due to an astronomical asking price. Apparently, Philadelphia is said...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Phillies' Cole Hamels would "love" to play for Boston

While the Boston Red Sox are not buying at this trade deadline, Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels expressed interest in playing for the Red Sox. Boston is not playing well this season. After coming off of a World Series championship in 2013, the Red Sox are currently sitting 7.5 games behind the second Wild Card, and are 10.5 out of first in the American League East.It is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Trade Notes: Hamels and Byrd

Could Cole Hamels be shipping up to Boston? Put this into the “where there is smoke, there is fire” category of sports. The Phillies continue to say that they are not trading starter Cole Hamels, but the Phillies scouts picked an interesting game to attend Thursday night. Jayson Stark of ESPN is reporting that the Phillies sent scouts to the  Boston Red Sox AA (Portland Sea...
Via Phillies Nation
7 days 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
8 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
12 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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