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Shane Victorino: ‘I’ll Take Cole Hamels (On Red Sox) In A Heartbeat’

This embed is invalid" /> Shane Victorino has offered his sales pitch. Victorino, who played parts of seven seasons with Cole Hamels in Philadelphia, is among those who would love to see the left-hander land with the Boston Red Sox this offseason. “I’ll take Cole Hamels in a heartbeat as one of our starters,” Victorino recently told’s...
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Cole Hamels wants to go to a team that wants to win

  Cole Hamels hasn’t done much winning in recent years, and he wants that to change soon. It’s becoming more and more evident that change isn’t going to come with the Philadelphia Phillies, which is a big reason why the left-handed pitcher has been the subject of trade rumors for a long time. Wherever Hamels is on Opening Day, one thing is clear: he wants to be in...
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Cole Hamels Sweepstakes: Houston, We Have A Problem

First and foremost, the Houston Astros should be commended for their recent additions of Luke Gregerson and Pat Neshek; a 911 call to its bullpen was at the top of their Christmas list — 73 save-situation meltdowns combined with a 4.69 ERA over the last three campaigns will leave an organization scrambling to stop the bleeding. Now, the problem at hand: according to Nick Cafardo...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Astros Potential Hamels Trade Partner?

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Houston Astros have joined the ranks of teams that are interested in Cole Hamels. Cafardo calls the Astros a “dark horse” trade partner candidate alongside other presumed potential trade partners in the Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, and Rangers. Cafardo also lists the Giants as a possible destination for Hamels. Analysis: The...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Ace Cole Hamels Speaks: Prefers Trade To West Coast, Midwest

View image | This offseason has been filled with trade chatter about Phillies ace pitcher Cole Hamels. Hamels has been linked at one point or another to the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, and the Houston Astros. Hamels himself has really...
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Add San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, And Houston Astros To Potential Cole Hamels Suitors

At the annual Winter Meetings, we saw Jon Lester sign with the Chicago Cubs, and the Boston Red Sox accumulate starting pitchers left and right. Some have argued that the Phillies ran out of suitors. While many argue the Red Sox badly need an ace, the team seems to have...
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Storyline: Connecting Phillies’ Dots

The dizzy pace of the Winter Meetings are in the rearview mirror for the Philadelphia Phillies, and Cole Hamels is still on the 25-man roster. Now, Ruben Amaro Jr. is home with more possibilities to tweak and/or consider. There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week. This review is an additional and updated posting. Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine...
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Red Sox expected to pursue Cole Hamels

With Jon Lester having signed with the Chicago Cubs, the Boston Red Sox are now in serious need of a No. 1 or No. 2 starting pitcher. If Boston can find a way to replace Lester with Cole Hamels, fans might not know the difference. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Red Sox...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Reportedly Have Not Discussed Cole Hamels At Winter Meetings...Yet

The Phillies and 29 other teams are converged to San Diego, California for this year's Winter Meetings. With the rebuilding Phillies expected to make a number of deals this offseason, this seems like prime trading time. However, discussions about their most tradeable asset do not appear to be taking place....
Via Philliedelphia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Relative Trade Value of Samardzija and Hamels

A fiery topic of contention this offseason has been how much trade value Cole Hamels actually has. The Phillies reportedly think he’s worth a bundle of a team’s best young talents, while many of us around here happen to think he’s worth quite a bit less than that, due to the fact that his contract […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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