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Picks of the Pen: The Immortal Zim Bear

... save statisticA and offers a few ideas on how relief pitchers can be better evaluated. Joe Soriano wrote aboutA Cole Hamels' contractA negotiatio ns A or lack thereof and the implications of Hamels wanting a $100 million contract because that's the ...

via Call to the Pen
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 pm

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Maikel Franco Giving Philadelphia Phillies False hope of Future

... possession, especially if he has to stomach some of the cost. The same goes with Cliff Lee and Chase Utley . Cole Hamels may be the only piece that can fetch a good return and even then, the idea of getting a MLB-ready young star is questionable, ...

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@ Fri, May 22nd, 2015 5:00 pm

What can we learn from the Philadelphia Phillies monumental downfall?

... d'Arnaud (2007) and he reached the Majors for the Mets. The last one to reach the Majors for the Phillies was Cole Hamels (2002). That's 13 years without a successful first round pick. Another side effect of loading up on big name guys and dishing ...

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@ Tue, May 12th, 2015 5:00 am

How has Cole Hamels fared in the American League thus far?

Mar 11, 2015; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies Cole Hamels throws a pitch in the third inning of the spring training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Cole Hamels has been talked about a lot this offseason due to the fact he's on the trading block.

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@ Sun, Mar 15th, 2015 5:00 pm

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Infante leads Marlins over Phillies 6-2

Sanchez allowed two runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings, outpitching two-time All-Star Cole Hamels .

via HeraldNet
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 pm

Lidge says he's still a Phillies fan

... won five consecutive seasons, is more open this year. "I still think at end of the year Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels and Vance Worley, [Kyle] Kendrick, [Joe] Blanton, whoever else they have out there, they are going to win a lot of games," ...

@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am

Omar Infante Homers TwiceSeriously, He Hit Two Home Runs

... the pitching staff lying to wait, ready to deliver a knockout blow to the upstart team with the crazy manager.A Cole Hamels looked dominant at times, as evidenced by his nine strikeouts.A He also looked like he was struggling, as evidenced by the ...

via That Balls Outta Here
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am

The Face of a Rivalry

... what makes and breaks it. The players don't really care about rivalries, because most of those guys are friends. Cole Hamels doesn't have any problem with Logan Morrison, and Josh Johnson doesn't lay awake at night thinking about how he is going to ...

via NBC Philadelphia
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am